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AT&T Ditching New 2-Year Contracts On January 8

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 30, 2015   AT&T Ditching New 2-Year Contracts On January 8     It’s been in the offing for some time, but AT&T has officially declared that after Jan. 8, 2016, the company will no longer be offering 2-year contracts to most customers. For the last couple of years, AT&T […]

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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)

Room 641A is a telecommunication interception facility operated by AT&T for the U.S. National Security Agency that commenced operations in 2003 and was exposed in 2006

How The USA Freedom Act is Actually Reducing Freedom in America

By Virgil Vaduva The Fifth Column June 3, 2015   How The USA Freedom Act is Actually Reducing Freedom in America   The USA Freedom Act successfully passed in the U.S. Senate with a final vote of 67-32.  This was preceded by a tumultuous weekend of Rand Paul throwing sticks into the wheels of other […]


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AT&T Charges $40/Month More For Fiber Internet If Google Isn’t In Your Town Yet

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 30, 2015   AT&T Charges $40/Month More For Fiber Internet If Google Isn’t In Your Town Yet     Only weeks ago, AT&T announced gigabit fiber broadband service in Kansas City for $70/month. Granted, customers have to give up their right to privacy to get that rate, but at least […]


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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 […]


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Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

By Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas ProPublica   Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill   An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.     An online advertising clearinghouse […]


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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NSA Leak Vindicates AT&T Whistleblower

Source: http://libertycalling.net By Judy Morris NSA Leak Vindicates AT&T Whistleblower Today’s revelations that the National Security Agency collected bulk data on the email traffic of millions of Americans provides startling evidence for the first time to support a whistleblower’s longstanding claims that AT&T was forwarding global internet traffic to the government from secret rooms inside […]

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What is the Government’s Agenda?

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts What is the Government’s Agenda?   It has been public information for a decade that the US government secretly, illegally, and unconstitutionally spies on its citizens. Congress and the federal courts have done nothing about this extreme violation of the US Constitution and statutory law, and the insouciant […]


NSA, the secret AT&T spy room, 2 Israeli companies, and loss of American privacy

Source: http://www.activistpost.com By Jon Rappoport NSA, the secret AT&T spy room, 2 Israeli companies, and loss of American privacy   Boom. Explosive revelations. The NSA is using telecom giants to spy on anybody and everybody, in a program called PRISM. But the information is not new. Three books have been written about the super-secret NSA, […]