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, August 19, 2013

Sorry Allan Sloan, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Doesn't Owe His Internet Fortune To Al Gore

The acquisition of the Washington Post by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has predictably generated all sorts of commentary about what the price paid means for the future of print media, whether Bezos will seek to inform the Post’s coverage of news events with his personal ideology, and perhaps most important of all, what this relentlessly visionary entrepreneur will do to revive one of the world’s foremost newspaper brands. http://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2013/08/18/sorry-allan-sloan-amazons-jeff-bezos-doesnt-owe-his-internet-fortune-to-al-gore/