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The banking industry wants to legally robocall cellphones

by: William Neilson JrJanuary 27, 2015
Consumer advocates have pointed out that banks could easily take advantage of technology that allows them to determine when cellphone numbers have been transferred.
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Even if the FCC goes forward with Title II classification, expect significant delays

by: William Neilson JrJanuary 12, 2015
Cable and wireless companies have all but guaranteed that they will sue the FCC to stop any Title II classification.
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AT&T joins Verizon in claiming Title II status when it helps them financially

by: William Neilson JrJanuary 11, 2015
AT&T is essentially admitting that they will use their Title II status to simply dodge charges of throttling customer data.
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Republicans will try to defund the FCC if net neutrality moves forward

by: William Neilson JrJanuary 5, 2015
The FCC is vastly under-staffed and over-worked due to multiple acquisitions being put on its table.
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Dealing with cellphone carriers is confusing on purpose

by: William Neilson JrJanuary 2, 2015
Here are some ways wireless companies are purposefully misleading customers through confusing terms and hidden fine print.
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Hotels ask the FCC if they can control all customer Wi-Fi activity

by: William Neilson JrDecember 30, 2014
Hotels believe that even though signal jammers are banned by the FCC, such banning does not apply to the unlicensed frequencies of Wi-Fi.
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T-Mobile paying $90 million to settle ‘cramming’ charges

by: Matthew BensonDecember 21, 2014
To compensate for the illegal practice of cramming, charging customers for unwanted services, T-Mobile will be laying out some major cash to make amends.
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Sprint faces $105 million FCC fine for phone bill ‘cramming’

by: Robert TriggsDecember 18, 2014
FCC commissioners are soon vote on allegations of bill cramming against US carrier Sprint, which could see the company slapped with a $105 million fine.
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FCC Chairman correctly notes that carriers love Title II when it financially helps them

by: William Neilson JrDecember 14, 2014
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is calling out Verizon for their Title II hypocrisy.
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Verizon asks the FCC to allow for “sponsored data” plans

by: William Neilson JrDecember 10, 2014
Verizon tells the FCC that “sponsored data” is reasonable given the consumer benefits.
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