Violated FCC's Open Internet Transparency Rule
In 2014 and 2015, Verizon was found secretly inserting a small piece of web code into all mobile web traffic to track its customers for advertisement purposes. The so-called “supercookies” were unavoidable, with no way to opt-out, even if customers opted out of advertisements. As of this week, the wireless giant finally had the case settled in court at the tune of a rather small $1.35 million fine by the FCC.
A powerful win for the free market economics
In a sweeping change of course directed at a tightly controlled television industry, cable and satellite operators in the United States will now be obligated to let their customers freely choose which set-top boxes they can use, according to a proposal announced by the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday.
Big purchase on hold
US telco Comcast is once again trying to show the US telecoms watchdog the FCC that it is a toothless wonder.
Come up with net neutrality laws you lazy gits
This will end badly for Netflix
Surprised that people think otherwise
Still with mediocre 7-inch 1280x800 screen
5-inch screen, LTE, Qualcomm 800
Lobbyist tapped to become regulator
Should arrive in late May or early June