AT&T fined $5.25M for ‘911’ call outages that impacted more than 15,000 users

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and AT&T on Thursday issued a joint statement saying the telco will pay out $5.25 million to settle a government probe into two “911” service outages. According to an FCC statement, the pair of nationwide outages occurred in 2017 as a result of planned VoLTE network modifications that inadvertently affected […]

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Net Neutrality is officially DEAD

(By Keith Collins of NYTimes.com): It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday. The rules, enacted by the administration of President Barack Obama in 2015, prohibited internet providers from charging more for certain content or […]

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U.S. Congress Votes to Repeal FCC’s Internet Privacy Rules

The U.S. House of Representatives voted primarily along party lines 215 to 205 Tuesday to repeal FCC’s broadband privacy rules enacted shortly before the end of the Obama administration, with only the President’s signature needed to make it official. “The Senate approved the CRA [Congressional Review Act] resolution March 23 by a vote of 50 […]

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