Republicans back mobile message spam
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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
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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”
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

FCC will allow ISPs to flog customer’s private data
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Republicans want to sell your private data to spammers

While the rest of the world is cracking down on user data privacy, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s America is allowing ISPs to flog their customers' personal data to advertisers and anyone who can write a cheque.

T-Mobile promises LTE-U will bring gigabit speeds this spring
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New standard approves unlicensed 5GHz Wi-Fi spectrum use


T-Mobile has told its loyal customers that with the FCC’s authorization of unlicensed spectrum in its “LTE-U” specification, it will now be able to give users access to the first 20MHz of underutilized spectrum in the 5GHz band and boost LTE network frequencies into the gigabit speed range later this spring.

FCC man wants carriers to activate FM radios in US smartphones
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Allows reception of emergency broadcasts in spotty coverage areas


Most smartphones sold in the United States contain a built-in FM receiver inside of their SoCs and LTE modems, but unlike their counterpart models sold in developing countries, most of them remain disabled or inactive.