Recovery 2.0: The phone solution

Tom Evslin and Jeff Pulver, two gods of the VOIP industry, has filed a formal petition with the FCC — needing your comments and support — asking that “all phone companies who are currently required to provide E911 service also be required to make voicemail and call-forwarding available to ALL their customers any time those customers phones are inoperable or unusable (as in an evacuation) for more than twelve hours.” The problem post-Katrina was that people couldn’t use their phones or phone numbers, thus people couldn’t get in touch with them. Go here for instructions on how to comment.