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.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Why Online Privacy Is a Big Oxymoron

Memo to social networking junkies: In the digital age, there's no such thing as online privacy - especially if you're not paying to remain anonymous to advertisers or other users. Instagramand Foursquare recently revamped its privacy policies to the ire of consumers. The uproar signals a larger trend: online privacy is becoming a big oxymoron. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-online-privacy-big-oxymoron-232408956.html