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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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 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.
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.
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