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Don’t Let California’s Legislature Extend Broadband Monopolies for Comcast and AT&T

Californians have successfully pushed the state's legislature to restore two-thirds of the 2015 Open Internet Order through state laws. Stopping legislation from Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez—backed by AT&T and Comcast (A.B. 1366)—is the final piece to bringing back those critical protections … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: AT&T’s DirecTV Now is a flop and AT&T lied to investors about it

Enlarge / AT&T logo. (credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr) AT&T lied to investors in order to hide the failure of its DirecTV Now streaming TV service, a proposed class action alleges. AT&T told investors that DirecTV Now was succeeding even … Continue reading

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T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T still selling your location data, report says

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | skaman306) In June 2018, all four major US wireless carriers pledged to stop selling their mobile customers' location information to third-party data brokers. The carriers were pressured into making the change after a security problem … Continue reading

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AT&T CEO: State net neutrality and privacy laws are a “total disaster”

Enlarge / AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson yesterday urged Congress to pass net neutrality and consumer data privacy laws that would prevent states from issuing their own stricter laws. "There are a … Continue reading

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Eight AT&T Buildings and Ten Years of Litigation: Shining a Light on NSA Surveillance

Two reporters recently identified eight AT&T locations in the United States—towering, multi-story buildings—where NSA surveillance occurs on the backbone of the Internet. Their article showed how the agency taps into cables, routers, and switches that handle vast quantities of Internet … Continue reading

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