Pai killed net four years of handouts to Big Telecom are over.
Nathan Simington's was chosen to attack free speech and net neutrality. He could gridlock internet policy for the next five years.
You can expect most of his more controversial decisions, like the repeal of net neutrality, to be reversed.
Twitter had four years to prepare for the 2020 election and never got its shit together.
Motherboard previously found the telecom companies sold phone location data to bounty hunters and other third-parties.
The government routinely claims that people who lack broadband simply don’t want it. More often, limited competition and monopoly domination means they simply can’t afford it.
One year later, FCC boss Ajit Pai suggests one or more major carriers could be fined.
SIM swappers have escalated from bribing employees to using remote desktop software to get direct access to internal T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint tools.
The FCC boss insisted at CES that ignoring the public and killing net neutrality fixed America’s broadband problems. It didn’t.
Motherboard previously revealed how AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have sold real-time phone location data to middlemen companies which then provided it to third parties.
40 years of US telecom history shows that mindless telecom mergers kill jobs, worsen service, and raise prices. So why are we still doing this?