FCC tells Apple to turn on its FM radio function
Published in Mobiles


Stop Apple fanboys from dying

Fruity cargo cult Apple has a problem with allowing users to have a radio function on their iPhones – it wants them to use its expensive Apple Play instead.

FCC spinning like crazy on DDoS attack
Published in News


Regulator is not providing the paperwork

The US FCC is acting suspiciously over a DDoS attack which apparently forced it to shut down its net neutrality comment system in May.

How the US government killed off mobile phones
Published in Mobiles


We could have had the first 72 years ago

The world could have had mobile phones more than 40 years ago but the concept was killed off by the US government which considered them too niche and refused to give out any spectrum.

Republicans back mobile message spam
Published in News


It is what the corporates want


As part of making America Great again, the Republicans are sponsoring a bill which will allow corporations to leave sales messages on your mobile phone.

FCC refuses to provide proof of hack
Published in News


Did it even happen?


The FCC is getting a bit of bad press for refusing to reveal details of an alleged DDoS hack which caused its site to crash.

FCC blames John Oliver for “hack”
Published in News


Kill the comics


Not happy with trying to censor comics who make jokes at Donald Trump’s expense, the FCC is now wading into Late Night telly host John Oliver for leading a campaign against its net neutrality rules.

Cisco and Oracle cheer the end of net-neutrality in the US
Published in News


If these guys want it you know it must be good


Oracle announced its support for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's controversial plan to roll back the agency's net neutrality rules.

US tech startups fear FCC will kill them off
Published in News


End of Net Neutrality means end of us


More than 800 startups have written to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality.

Congress overturns Obama-era Internet privacy protections
Published in News


All customer generated web traffic is now accessible to advertisement firms


On Tuesday, the US House of Representatives voted to wipe away the Obama-era FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections that limited what ISPs could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data, and social security numbers.

US FCC cancels broadband subsidies for poor people
Published in News


Let them eat cake


All those poor US people on the breadline who voted for Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump might be a little surprised to find their internet subsidy cut off.