While Verizon, Comcast and AT&T may have convinced the FCC to repeal net neutrality, they’ve still got a steep, uphill climb before they can be comfortable that the repeal is on solid footing, meaning we still have some time before they begin taking full anti-competitive advantage.
“On this latest Day of Action, we want it to be clear that AT&T supports a Federal Consumer Bill of Rights that offers consumers protections across all internet platforms,” said Quinn. As such, consumer welfare is the absolute last thing on AT&T’s mind.
Amazon’s not pulling any punches as it steps into the octagon. The online retailer and (increasingly) video company has reportedly signed a deal with UFC to sell pay-per-view packages for upcoming fights, starting with this weekend’s UFC 222.
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has earned a reputation as a fierce consumer advocate. She’s gone after big banks and financial institutions, but now she’s setting her sights on credit-rating agencies. Specifically Equifax, which endured a massive security breach last year.
With net neutrality protections officially on their way out in a matter of weeks, AT&T is already beginning to unveiling plans to reshape the internet with paid prioritization schemes. The telecom giant, however, argues it has no intention of creating “fast lanes and slow lanes.”
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is set to buy privately held Ring for more than $1 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tech giant looks to expand into the home security space. Santa Monica, California-based Ring’s products include security cameras and video doorbells.
InfoWars is perilously close to a permanent YouTube ban after peddling yet another debunked conspiracy theory.
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