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Scuttlebiz: Telephone companies should add layer of protection to block robocalls

...option to block callers, so I am blocking these purported Google calls.The news story is about whether the Federal Communications Commission will ponder the idea of making the phone companies do more about blocking these robocalls. Robot calling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-10/scuttlebiz-telephone-companies-shou
AT&T paying $25M to settle US action over data breaches

...centers in Latin America that compromised customer data for some 280,000 U.S. customer accounts.The Federal Communications Commission announced the action Wednesday. It was the agency's largest privacy and data-security enforcement action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-08/att-paying-25m-settle-us-a
Augusta man shown beaten, leashed in prison cellphone photo

...CellSense body scanners that can detect the devices, even if they are powered off, she said.According to the Federal Communications Commission, contraband cellphones have been used by inmates to arrange murders, to traffic drugs and to manage criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/augusta-man-shown-beaten-lea
Robocalls are rising despite 'don't call' list

...day pitching her everything from vacation cruises to medical alert devices and fire extinguishers?The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to consider the question of whether phone companies could do more to stop the onslaught of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-08/robocalls-are-rising-despi
GOP says FCC bowed to political pressure on 'net neutrality,' IG office opens investigation

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its "net neutrality" decision, which has angered the nation's cable and wireless giants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/gop-says-fcc-bowed-politic
Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

...nearly 30 percent of cable TV subscribers and more than half of high-speed Internet subscribers.The Federal Communications Commission and Justice Department are still reviewing the deal, which was announced in February 2014.Consumer advocates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/comcast-says-45b-time-warn
Rants & Raves

...impersonating a president. Hardie Davis should also be arrested for trying to be like Obama. A RANT TO the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC decides to regulate the Internet without one hearing, one piece of citizen input or one bit of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/rants-raves
A 'Net loss

Bureaucrats have dragged the Internet kicking and screaming into the 1930s.It's bad enough the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to control 21st-century broadband providers like 20th-century utilities ? a plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/net-loss
Tangled in the 'Net

...could botch a single website is getting ready to run the Internet.All of it.In less than two weeks, the Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve new, President Obama-endorsed Internet regulations that one commissioner has said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-15/tangled-net
Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.The plan, which puts the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone and bans business practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/regulators-ok-net-neutrali