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All EU citizens given the right to switch phone providers within 24 hours and sign shorter contracts

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New rules for the telecommunications industry that were originally set out by the European Commission two years ago have finally come into full effect, granting citizens significant new rights over the length of their phone contract, personal data and provider of choice. All EU citizens, regardless of what country they...
All EU citizens given the right to switch phone providers within 24 hours and sign shorter contracts

Google mulled adding home phone service in Kansas City fiber packages, backed away due to 'regulations'

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One can only imagine the insane amount of red tape you'd have to endure in order to launch as a new Internet Service Provider, but evidently that pales in comparison to setting up shop as a new phone provider. According to a report from the Kansas City Business Journal,...
Google mulled adding home phone service in Kansas City fiber packages, backed away due to 'regulations'

Senator Al Franken on Facebook and Google: “You are not their client, you are their product”

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United States Senator Al Franken spoke to the American Bar Association last night on the topic of antitrust laws in the US and had some interesting thoughts throughout his speech. He started out by talking about general antitrust issues that most of us know about, like having the option to...
Senator Al Franken on Facebook and Google: “You are not their client, you are their product”

Cracking Facebook's Dominance: New Cross-Network Commenting Protocol Could Be a Game Changer

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Two companies outside Silicon Valley say they are the first implementors of a new open source protocol called Salmon, which allows comments to be sent over the walls of one social network to communicate with users of another. Imagine being able to post a message on Facebook to "@janedoe@twitter" and...
Cracking Facebook's Dominance: New Cross-Network Commenting Protocol Could Be a Game Changer

Gadgetwise Blog: Phone Sounds Good, but How Is the Deal?

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The Ooma Telo is advertised as a "free home phone service," and while it is nowhere near free, it may be a better deal than you currently get from your phone provider, plus the sound quality is excellent.    ...
Gadgetwise Blog: Phone Sounds Good, but How Is the Deal?

AT&T Is About To Unlock All Your Old iPhones

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AT&T will begin unlocking iPhones that are out of contract beginning tomorrow, Engadget reports. If your iPhone is out of contract (usually a few years after purchase) and your account is in good standing, all you have to do is ask AT&T to unlock the phone. That'll let you...
AT&T Is About To Unlock All Your Old iPhones

Epic CEO: Apple pushes the industry forward faster than possible by ‘sheer will’

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Apple makes breaking technical boundaries look so effortless that it can be easy to discount just how much the company has moved the mobile device industry forward since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. In a recent interview with Games Industry, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney provides an interesting...
Epic CEO: Apple pushes the industry forward faster than possible by ‘sheer will’

Why Congress's Digital Archive For Text Messages Is Such A Bad Idea

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Text me. Wait, don't. Not anything too private anyway. That's because if a new proposal is approved by the Senate, each and every SMS message you send will be stored in a digital archive by your phone provider. Why, you ask? It's all in the name of law enforcement being...
Why Congress's Digital Archive For Text Messages Is Such A Bad Idea
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