AT&T Fined $60 Million for Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans – This Week in Tech – 11/10/2019

AT&T Fined $60 Million for Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that AT&T will pay $60 million to settle a case with the agency. It alleges that the company lied to customers about its “unlimited” data plans because it throttled their data if they ever went over a certain threshold…


New York Tech Firm Sold Chinese Equipment to U.S. Military, Feds Say

A New York tech company made millions by selling Chinese-made equipment to the U.S. military that it falsely claimed were built in the U.S., the Justice Department charged Thursday…


In 2020, Some Americans Will Vote on Their Phones. Is That the Future?

For decades, the cybersecurity community has had a consistent message: Mixing the Internet and voting is a horrendous idea…


The FCC Has Fined Robocallers $208 Million. It’s Collected $6,790

America’s telecommunications watchdogs have levied hefty financial penalties against illegal robocallers and demanded that bad actors repay millions to their victims. But years later, little money has been collected…


No One Should Buy the Facebook Portal TV

When I first sat down to write this article, I struggled. A lot. Reviewing products is one of my main roles at CNET — and yet, I had no nuanced words for the Facebook Portal TV. “Don’t buy it” is all I could — and can — come up with…


Boeing Faces New Whistleblower Complaint as Former Engineer Says Faulty 787 Dreamliner Systems Could Leave Passengers Without Oxygen in Emergencies

Boeing has been hit by another whistleblower complaint, this time from a former engineer who says faulty systems in the 787 Dreamliner could leave passengers without oxygen in the event of an emergency…


Members of Violent White Supremacist Website Exposed in Massive Data Dump

Private data for Iron March, a notorious website for violent white supremacists, has been published online in a stunning leak that exposes a trove of detailed information on as many as 1,000 or more members. The 1GB SQL database appears to contain the entirety of the site’s information, including user names, private messages, public posts, registered email addresses, and IP addresses…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GET THE LATEST TECH NEWS TO YOUR INBOX!