The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
From time to time, we intend to monetize the value of our more mature assets, and use the proceeds to fund new development and for other corporate purposes. This strategy efficiently recycles our investment capital to our future development program and allows us to retain a substantial ownership stake and establish a more stable income stream of licensing and management fees.
Our hope with the symposium is to share information we're gathering about the stream and get a better understanding of what people might be concerned about. The idea is to make sure we're connected in the volunteer efforts with the priorities of local government as well as the interests and concerns of residents.Tania Schusler
This affects our friends in the states of Alabama, Louisiana and Texas. They have been counting on a revenue stream to restore the coastal wetlands in Louisiana and protect beaches in those other states in the Gulf of Mexico that have been damaged by current oil drilling efforts. There's nothing in the bill to restore coastal areas in those states.
[ISPs also benefit from joining the Freedom Network, Hill says, because it limits their legal liabilities.] We've seen cases where users get into a flame war that ends up in a civil suit and the ISP gets dragged in, ... It's a lot easier to be able to say, 'I don't have any data on this.' It's an encrypted stream of traffic.