FCC and, this time, AOL

Diego reports on AOL’s cries poor over the FCC rule that stops it from providing video over IM until it opens up it’s IM network to competitors.

From the NY Times article Diego points to:

As a condition of approving AOL’s acquisition of Time Warner, the Federal Communications Commission imposed a restriction making it harder for AOL to offer video connections to instant messaging users if it did not link its instant messaging networks with those of competitors. … AOL has not yet opened its system to those competitors, …