Sat, Jun 25, 2011
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“GPS is a vital national resource that is today
fundamental to our economy, national security and to virtually
every industry sector. Business, consumers and the government will
be hobbled if the FCC proceeds on this path with LightSquared. The
vote today (Thursday) puts ‘teeth’ into
legislation that will protect government and private GPS users from
LightSquared’s proposal.” Source: Coalition to
Save Our GPS Founding Member Jim Kirkland, vice president and
general counsel of Trimble, following a vote in the U.S. House
Appropriations Committee blocking the FCC from spending money on
LightSquared deployment plan.
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