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  Shirky: VoIP - Plan A vs Plan B
Where Plan A is a fight between incumbent and upstart phone companies, Plan B says that we no more need a phone company than we need a text company.
Plan B, however, is resistant to this strategy, because while it creates the same value as a phone call, it does so without any of the mechanics that regulation attaches to.
The only thing that might save Plan A from death by delay is evidence that users are adopting Plan B in large numbers, using the internet for voice applications completely outside the framework of telephony as we've known it for more than a century.
www.shirky.com /writings/voip_a_b.html   (1266 words)

  
  Plan B: The New Morning After Pill
Plan B should not be used by anyone who is or suspects she is pregnant.
Plan B may throw off blood sugar control a bit in diabetic women, so they should be monitored by a doctor.
Plan B can be taken at any time during the menstrual cycle, and should be taken as soon after unprotected sex as is possible.
www.womenshealth.org /a/Plan_B_Morning_After_Emergecy_Contraceptive.htm   (967 words)

  
 Plan B - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plan B (magazine), a music and arts magazine from Brighton, England.
Plan B (operating system), a distributed operating system derived from Plan 9 from Bell Labs
Plan B (novel), an unfinished novel by Chester Himes
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plan_B   (156 words)

  
 What Are Plan A and Plan B?
But I will explain plan A and plan B to you anyway, and then also address the pros and cons of marital separation when infidelity is not the issue.
So, then, what is plan A and plan B? Plan A is for the betrayed spouse to negotiate with the wayward spouse to totally separate from the lover without angry outbursts, disrespect, and demands.
The problem with Plan B is that the unfaithful spouse may not return, nor agree to the plan for recovery, even after the affair has ended.
www.marriagebuilders.com /graphic/mbi8113_ab.html   (2400 words)

  
 Plan B
Plan B works with People and Planet, Friends of the Earth and the Bretton Woods Project to urge DFID to stop using development aid to fund oil and gas companies, and instead support decentralised renewable energy supplies.
Plan B is working closely with People and Planet, Friends of the Earth and the Bretton Woods Project to build on this support for a transition to a low carbon future.
Plan B and Undercurrents screen a package of international films about oil, climate change and the transition to a low carbon future.
www.planb.org   (842 words)

  
 FDA Takes Action on Plan B
We are announcing the action we took today of sending a letter to Barr Labs concerning their application to allow Plan B to be sold over-the-counter.
Like ordinary birth control pills, Plan B is currently available to all women as a prescription drug.
Plan B would remain prescription only for women under sixteen years of age.
www.fda.gov /bbs/topics/news/2005/NEW01223.html   (1309 words)

  
 Plan B 3rd edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan B is an operating system designed to work in distributed environments where the set of available resources is different at different points in time.
You can take a look to a Plan B screenshot and see the code for an example application, the player we use to listen to music within our smart space shown in the screenshot.
The player is similar to one implemented for a single machine, but Plan B makes it adapt to device availability and distribute its UI among available screens.
lsub.org /ls/planb.html   (333 words)

  
 Plan B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan (Levonorgestrel) Tablets 0.75 MG The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a safe and effective "morning after pill" for preventing pregnancy after a contraceptive accident, sexual assault or unplanned sex.
Plan is safe for most women and is highly effective.
Plan should not be used in place of regular contraception.
www.wellesley.edu /Health/map.html   (447 words)

  
 Plan B: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The morning-after pill, or emergency contraception, is a pill regimen that a woman can take up to three days after she has had sexual intercourse to prevent...
Plan B is an operating system operating system quick summary:
Any implementor of such protocol can be used as part of a Plan B system.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pl/plan_b.htm   (612 words)

  
 Plan B politics - The Boston Globe
The GAO report found there were ''unusual" practices in the rejection of the Plan B sales proposal by the FDA, including the refusal of three FDA officials to sign off on the decision -- because they disagreed with it -- and the involvement in the decision-making process of high-level FDA officials.
Plan B, which uses high-dose birth control pills, has been available since 1999 by prescription.
Plan B's maker, Barr Pharmaceuticals, then came up with a plan to sell it over the counter to females 16 and older, but in August the FDA's commissioner postponed a decision on the proposal indefinitely, saying the FDA needed to research ways to enforce an age limit.
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2005/11/20/plan_b_politics   (506 words)

  
 Wired News: Plan B: Ignore the Science?
Controversy over Plan B began in 2004 when the FDA refused, in a rare move against the recommendation of its scientific advisers, to approve the drug as an over-the-counter medication.
Plan B has made front-page news recently, with reports that some pro-life pharmacists are refusing to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception because they believe the drugs cause abortion.
Plan B works by suppressing the hormonal surge that causes an ovary to release an egg.
www.wired.com /news/medtech/0,1286,67432,00.html   (704 words)

  
 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Plan B
Plan B was the designation given to efforts to fund the construction of two new stadiums for the the Pirates and the Steelers, plus expand the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, after the failure of the first plan.
That plan was voted down in a referendum, and what came next became known as Plan B. Here is some of the news, background and details on Plan B, compiled from articles published in the Post-Gazette.
Steelers President Dan Rooney says that city and county officials are trying to force his franchise to assume too much of the financial burden for Plan B. Allegheny County Commissioner Bob Cranmer says talks with the Steelers are going well.
www.post-gazette.com /planb   (789 words)

  
 Plan B and young teens. By Liza Mundy
Plan B was born when a woman named Sharon Camp formed a small company to distribute a dedicated EC product.
In family-planning clinics, a group of patients was given Plan B in advance, to gauge whether easy access would promote unsafe sex, but this did not turn out to be the case.
Among this cohort, sex is least likely to be planned and least likely to be protected; stocking birth control "requires a level of planfulness that is not common at that age," as Kristen Moore, president of the research group Child Trends, puts it.
www.slate.com /id/2101525   (2014 words)

  
 Reason: Abort Plan B! The FDA's War on Promiscuity
Plan B consists of two high-dose contraceptive pills that either interfere with ovulation or fertilization, or prevent implantation of a fertilized egg.
A new study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that women who had been supplied with Plan B beforehand were twice as likely to use it as those who had access to it only through clinics.
Also, women who had Plan B at home were no more likely to engage in unprotected sex than those whose access was restricted.
www.reason.com /rb/rb011205.shtml   (814 words)

  
 Saving Plan B from the zealots - The Boston Globe
Plan B was planted firmly in the common ground in the culture wars.
Putting Plan B on the drugstore shelf would mean that women who had unprotected sex or contraceptive failures could easily and quickly prevent pregnancy.
Then it rejected the adults-only plan on the grounds that the pills could still fall into the hands of younger teens.
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/09/16/saving_plan_b_from_the_zealots   (785 words)

  
 Questions and Answers on Plan B
Plan B can reduce a woman’s risk of pregnancy when taken as directed if she has had unprotected sex.
Plan B acts primarily by stopping the release of an egg from the ovary (ovulation).
The agency issued a Not Approvable letter because the supplemental application did not meet the criteria for approval in that it did not demonstrate that Plan B could be used safely by young adolescent women for emergency contraception without the professional supervision of a licensed practitioner.
www.fda.gov /cder/drug/infopage/planB/planBQandA.htm   (912 words)

  
 Books from the Earth Policy Institute - Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble
It is time for Plan B, time to build a new economy and a new world.
Plan B has three components—(1) a restructuring of the global economy so that it can sustain civilization; (2) an all-out effort to eradicate poverty, stabilize population, and restore hope in order to elicit participation of the developing countries; and (3) a systematic effort to restore natural systems.
If the United States were to underwrite the entire $161 billion Plan B budget by shifting resources from the $492 billion spent on the military, it still would be spending more for military purposes than all other NATO members plus Russia and China combined.
www.earth-policy.org /Books/PB2/index.htm   (1712 words)

  
 Chris Regan & Bryan Preston on Katrina Preparation on National Review Online
The contraflow plan was to turn both sides of the highways into outgoing lanes, but all that did was move traffic tie-ups from nearer the city to the points where the contraflow was ended.
Other federal and state officials pointed to Louisiana's failure to measure up to national disaster response standards, noting that the federal plan advises state and local emergency managers not to expect federal aid for 72 to 96 hours, and base their own preparedness efforts on the need to be self-sufficient for at least that period.
The evacuation plan was a plan, but it was really just a ghost plan with ghost buses and ghost drivers, with ghost emergency supplies kept in ghost "shelters" under control of a ghost police force with a ghost emergency communications system overseen by a ghastly governor.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/regan_preston200509061439.asp   (2670 words)

  
 Plan B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Plan B pill now readily available | KOMO 1000 News Radio - News, Weather and Sports - Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington | ...
Planned Parenthood celebrated Wednesday with a free giveaway of the emergency contraceptive, while critics insisted that Plan B's accessibility will soon be a cause for regret.
Plan B was the focus of bitter debate for years before the Food and Drug Administration, after repeated delays, declared in August that customers 18 and older should be able to buy it in pharmacies without a prescription.
Plan B, a high dose of a drug found in many regular birth-control pills, can lower the risk of pregnancy by up to 89 percent if taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex.
www.komoradio.com /news/health/4850321.html   (864 words)

  
 Health: Women's Health: Plan B Is Now Behind the Counter - US News and World Report
The over-the-counter emergency contraceptive Plan B is arriving in pharmacies this week and next.
Approved for OTC use in August, Plan B is 89 percent effective at preventing pregnancy if taken within the first 72 hours of unprotected sex.
Packaged as two tablets that are taken 12 hours apart, Plan B (which contains the hormone progestin) can cause minor side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, dizziness, and breast tenderness.
www.usnews.com /usnews/health/articles/061109/9.planb.htm   (468 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Sound of 2006: Plan B
After 22 years gathering source material from the urban underbelly in Forest Gate, east London, Plan B is ready to give the wider world a dose of brutal reality.
Signed to The Streets' record label and using an acoustic guitar rather than elaborate beats, Plan B's main weapons are his incisive rhymes that form hard-hitting tales of inner city life.
It is not hard to see why Plan B - real name Ben Drew - has been compared to Eminem - and like his US counterpart, Drew is ready for the acclaim and the uproar.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/4527502.stm   (643 words)

  
 * plan b news *
Well the big news is that a new Plan B record is being released in Europe in February by the good people at Ggoo22("goo" 22) records in Paris, France.
Plan B Music has been busy implementin, working in various projects from dance theater productions, music videos, film sounds tracks, etc., so to share these projects there's a project page on planbboy.com.
Plan B is returning to Europein May to produce the music for the Breakdance theater production "Kopf und Tuch." Kopf und Tuch translates as "Hat and Scarf," which is meant to symbolize "man and woman." Kopf und Tuch presents the differences in cultures from the "east"(iran and iraq) from the "west"(western europe and u.s.).
www.planbboy.com /index2.html   (1569 words)

  
 About Plan B
Was there a Plan A? We have, occasionally, been accused of being obtuse, lyrically and musically.
Plan B was recorded at Mahati Studios, Chennai, designed specifically for live music by Sound Wizard Didier Weiss.
The physical copies of Plan B SHOULD be out soon -- but we're kinda sceptical, talking to the suits in those huge 'record companies'.
www.thermalandaquarter.com /planBAbout.html   (229 words)

  
 AlterNet: What Is Plan B?
Plan B -- social goals and earth restoration -- requires an additional annual expenditure of $161 billion.
What is Plan B? Plan B has three components: (1) a restructuring of the global economy so that it can sustain civilization; (2) an all-out effort to eradicate poverty, stabilize population and restore hope in order to elicit participation of the developing countries; and (3) a systematic effort to restore natural systems.
It is nice to think of a "Plan B" but truly the majority of Americans aren't going to change their excessively wasteful lifestyle until they are forced to, and at that point it most likely will be too late.
www.alternet.org /story/31679   (5447 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Americas | US considers 'Plan B' on Iraq
There is a "Plan B" if there is no go-ahead from Ankara, but that is clearly a second-best option.
These measures would all complicate and slow down an already complex war plan which is meant to rely on speed.
Plan B: Airborne force with light armour takes key towns and seizes oil fields [1].
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/2817709.stm   (654 words)

  
 California Mafia: plan b   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
No, not that Plan B - I mean Plan B as what the f*%^ am I going to do in the event that I don't pass.
Granted, I'm not freaking out yet, nor has my body begun twitching uncontrollably, but there is the slightest bit of concern in the back of my mind that I might not have, you know, passed the thing.
That makes the big decision regarding Plan B whether I want to stay in California or not.
camafia.blogspot.com /2005/11/plan-b.html   (402 words)

  
 Plan B buy online without prescription
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 The Debate Over Plan B - CBS News
But then Plan B became the target of anti-abortion rights groups, and part of the wider controversy over whether religious beliefs are encroaching on scientific decision-making.
Had she not gotten Plan B and had gotten pregnant, Evelyn says she would have had an abortion.
The Catholic Church opposes Plan B not just because it’s birth control, but because it considers use of Plan B to be, in Cardinal Egan of New York’s words, “a chemical abortion.”
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/11/22/60minutes/main1068924.shtml   (744 words)

  
 This American Life | Plan B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ira summarizes the results of an informal poll of about a hundred people, about whether they were living their Plan A or Plan B...
Though the Cuervo act was Ryan's Plan B, it had a special power that John couldn't help but envy.
Kidnapping as Plan B. Ira talks with Barry Keenan, who was living a lot of people's Plan A in the early 60's.
thisamericanlife.com /pages/descriptions/02/205.html   (349 words)

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