James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Google tries a route around Chinese Web censorship

Google Inc. will shift its search engine for China off the mainland but won't shut it down altogether and will maintain other operations in the country. The maneuver attempts to balance Google's disdain for China's Internet censorship rules with its desire to profit from an explosively growing market.