Can Your Xbox Dial 911?
from the i-don't-have-that-game dept
Our initial reaction to the House’s first crack at telecom reform may have been positive, but it sounds like things are going down a typical path — moving forward and not really pleasing anybody. The question of network neutrality remains up in the air, but VoIP regulations are causing some concerns, too. There’s a provision that says all VoIP providers must provide E911 service, and Microsoft says with such a broad description, it would have to build 911 functionality into the Xbox, MSN Messenger and Live Meeting. Of course, even if new rules said they’d have to add it, the deadline would probably just keep getting pushed back, so Microsoft shouldn’t worry about it too much.