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FTC won’t give up fight against AT&T unlimited data throttling

The Federal Trade Commission will appeal a court decision that let AT&T avoid punishment for throttling the Internet connections of customers with unlimited data plans. The FTC sued AT&T in October 2014, seeking refunds for customers.

Verizon technician sold calling, location data for thousands of dollars

An Alabama man who worked as a Verizon Wireless technician has agreed to plead guilty to a federal hacking charge in connection to his illegal use of the company's computers to acquire customer calling and location data.

Commissioner Rosenworcel: “Something’s not right” with Wi-Fi at debate

One of the members of the Federal Communications Commission, Jessica Rosenworcel, has asked the agency to investigate the ban on journalists’ Wi-Fi personal hotspots at the presidential debate held at Hofstra University.

Journalists must fork over $200 for Wi-Fi at presidential debate

News organizations attending Sept 26’s presidential debate must pay $200 for a “Secure Wireless Internet Connection” at Hofstra University in New York state.

ISP explains data caps to FCC: Using the Internet is like eating Oreos

If you were worried that the debate over Internet data caps would get bogged down in technical mumbo-jumbo, fear no more—it's actually much simpler than you think.

AT&T sues Nashville in bid to stall Google Fiber

AT&T has sued Nashville (TN) to stop a new ordinance designed to accelerate the deployment of Google Fiber.

Charter fights FCC’s attempt to uncover “hidden” cable modem fees

Charter is trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to backtrack on a plan that would force cable providers to charge a separate fee for cable modems.

Verizon Wireless data meter accuracy questioned after $9,100 bill

Verizon Wireless is facing questions about the accuracy of its data meter after a series of newspaper stories on customers who were charged big overage fees after unexplained data usage increases.

Former Justice official: US' own electoral meddling leaves little room for complaint

Even if the Russian government was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and various other political organizations and figures, the US government's options under international law are extremely limited, according to Jack Golds

AT&T and Comcast helped elected official write plan to stall Google Fiber

As the Nashville (TN) Metro Council prepares for a final vote to give Google Fiber faster access to utility poles, one council member is sponsoring an alternative plan that comes from AT&T and Comcast.