Telcos own Congress

Ever wonder why large corporations get their way? Why the latest telcos neutrality debate seems to swing for the telcos?
Here’s some figures of what telcos contribute to Congress between 1998 to 2005.

  • Verizon Communications Inc. $81,870,000
  • SBC Communications Inc. $58,035,037
  • AT&T Corp. $53,349,499
  • Sprint Corp. $47,276,585
  • BellSouth Corp. $33,732,827
  • Qwest Communications International Inc. $24,523,480

And they say politicians are neutral. Pshaw. And pigs fly.
Via TechSearch