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Exposed: Big Brother’s ‘Unique and Productive’ Relationship with AT&T

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 16, 2015   Exposed: Big Brother’s ‘Unique and Productive’ Relationship with AT&T “The NSA’s top-secret budget in 2013 for the AT&T partnership was more than twice that of the next-largest such program,” a New York Times and ProPublica investigation has revealed.     Newly disclosed National Security Agency documents show that […]

The NSA documents cite AT&T's "extreme willingness to help." (Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

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Net Neutrality Fast Facts

By Russ Choma OpenSecrets.org February 27, 2015   Net Neutrality Fast Facts   The Federal Communications Commission just approved new rules that allow it to regulate the Internet like a utility, establishing net neutrality. But only for now. The move has some very powerful opponents, starting with the cable and telecom companies  — companies that […]


Everyone Except Sprint Customers, Rejoice: You Can Start Unlocking Your Mobile Phone This Week

By Kate Cox Consumerist February 9, 2015   Everyone Except Sprint Customers, Rejoice: You Can Start Unlocking Your Mobile Phone This Week     It’s been in years of back-and-forth legal limbo, but late last year cell phone unlocking in the U.S. became well and truly legal. Likewise, the wireless industry’s voluntary plan for phone […]

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FCC Approves Experiments for Next-Gen Telephone Network

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism FCC Approves Experiments for Next-Gen Telephone Network     The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unanimously agreed to implement trials wherein telecommunications corporations can switch their current mode of service to circuit-switch technology (CST). These experiments will show how better to determine laws and regulations of this […]

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