1. cageymaru

    The EFF Blasts the FCC Text Messaging Vote as Promoting Censorship

    The EFF and other groups have lambasted the latest FCC vote to keep text messaging classified as "information services" as another measure that elevates the power of corporations over the rights of consumers. The EFF notes that wireless providers such as Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint have already...
  2. cageymaru

    FCC Votes to Classify Text Messaging as an Information Service

    The FCC has voted to classify text messages as an "information service" under the Communications Act. This was done to give more leeway to wireless providers to fight spam messages and scam robotexts. Mass texting companies wanted text messaging reclassified as a "telecommunications service"...