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Cricket thwarts encryption, faces mounting criticism from privacy advocates

AT&T prepaid mobile service subsidiary Cricket is facing increasing criticism for preventing email sent by some of its customers from being encrypted, reports Ars Technica.

It's war: AT&T CEO to suspend broadband buildout, claims FCC's Wheeler for his side

If Randall Stephenson's comments are to be taken at face value, the FCC chairman actively worked to avoid a Title II scenario. But those negotiations fell apart after the mid-terms.

Telcos mount opposition to Obama's 'Third Way' for net neutrality

The President could not have been unaware his decision to back Title II reclassification of the Internet as a common carrier would only come after a long, hard fight.

News Scan: Judge orders documents released in GT bankruptcy; Verizon, AT&T work on VoLTE interoperability; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Nov. 5, including a federal judge's orders to publicly release documents related to the bankruptcy of Apple's sapphire supplier GT, Verizon and AT&T's work for VoLTE interoperability by next year, Google and LG's long-term patent cross-licensing agreement, retailers targeting mobile promotions to capitalize on unique features of smartphones and the 49ers use Aruba Networks stadium beacon network and location-based app.

Wireless service providers injecting 'perma-cookies' users cannot opt out of

Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.

News Scan: AT&T sued by FTS for restricting 'unlimited' plans; CompTIA A+ hits 1 million certified; More

The top news stories for Oct. 29, 2014.

When is unlimited data not unlimited?

Riddle me this--when is unlimited data not unlimited? Answer: When you throttle it. Sounds like a riddle posed by the Riddler to Batman, but it's actually the argument of the Federal Trade Commission in a lawsuit against AT&T.

AT&T says employee gained unauthorized access to 1,600 customer accounts

AT&T has informed around 1,600 customers that their personal information was compromised when an employee gained unauthorized access to the information in August, Reuters reports, citing a source familiar with the situation.

Feds go after AT&T for 'cramming' bills with bogus charges

Federal regulators are going after another wireless carrier for "cramming" bogus third-party charges on to customer bills. This time the target is AT&T.

News Scan: Mobile ad spending to reach $220B by 2017; ARM unveils free IoT OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 2, including the expected spend on mobile ads in the future, a free-to-use OS for the Internet of Things, a new offer from Groupon, a different kind of app from LinkedIn and what AT&T has done to surpass in the mobile wars.