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Verizon lobbyist runs for NY AG—as the state sues FCC over net neutrality repeal

Enlarge / Leecia Eve, a Verizon lobbyist and candidate for New York attorney general. (credit: Leecia Eve) A Verizon lobbyist is trying to become the attorney general of New York in the upcoming November election. Verizon executive Leecia Eve is … Continue reading

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Verizon throttling firefighters may have violated FCC rule, Democrats say

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Spencer Platt) Senate Democrats yesterday asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Verizon's throttling of firefighters during California's largest-ever wildfire. US Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) also sent a letter to Verizon, … Continue reading

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Verizon tries to douse criticism, touts “priority access” for first responders

Enlarge / Cal Fire firefighters monitor a back fire while battling the Medocino Complex fire on August 7, 2018 near Lodoga, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Verizon officials were contrite and apologetic during a California State Assembly committee hearing that … Continue reading

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Police: Man with broken phone drives into Verizon storefront | Fox News

RALEIGH, N.C. –  A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an upscale mall. via … Continue reading

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Verizon and AT&T will stop selling your phone’s location to data brokers

Ars Technica: “Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers following a security problem that leaked the real-time location of US cell phone users. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) recently urged all … Continue reading

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