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FCC passes measure that gives carriers complete control to block texts they don't like

FCC passes measure that gives carriers complete control to block texts they don't like

1 hour ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

The FCC today voted 3-1 along party lines to classify text messaging as an information service. This gives wireless carriers the ability to block texts that they consider to be...
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Samsung kicks off last minute holiday sale, save big on Galaxy Note 9 and S9/S9+

Samsung kicks off last minute holiday sale, save big on Galaxy Note 9 and S9/S9+

2 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Samsung is running yet another promotion on its website, which includes deals on smartphones, tablets, accessories, smartwatches, and other...
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California Proposes to Tax Text Messages to Fund Service for Low-Income Residents

3 hours ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   2 articles

California state legislators have suggested the state implement a tax on text messages in order to help fund the Public Purpose Program. The PPP is similar to the Mobility Fund...
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FCC approves rules to allow carriers to block spam text messages

FCC approves rules to allow carriers to block spam text messages

3 hours ago   |   PhoneDog   |   2 articles

The FCC today took an important vote regarding text messaging. The FCC voted to classify text messaging as "information services" rather than "telecommunications services" in a...
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What do you do with 10 Gigs of RAM?!?!

What do you do with 10 Gigs of RAM?!?!

3 hours ago   |   Android Central

Sascha Segan of PC Mag stops by to have an incredibly in-depth conversation with Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik about Qualcomm's recent Snapdragon Tech Summit, and the...
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FCC Acts Against Spam Calls and Messages By Handing Control to Carriers

5 hours ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   6 articles

The FCC today approved several declaratory rulings that aim to protect consumers from robocalls and spam messages. Though the move was taken under the guise of safeguarding...
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FCC will allow carriers to block spam text messages

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

The FCC has rubber-stamped wireless carriers' ongoing efforts to block spam text messages. The regulator voted in favor of a ruling that labels SMS and MMS as information...
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Ajit Pai's FCC gives carriers option to block text messages - CNET

6 hours ago   |   CNET   |   6 articles

The FCC says its giving wireless carriers new tools to block unwanted texts, but opponents say it will allow carriers to censor and block your text messages.
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FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   6 articles

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Wednesday to clarify that wireless carriers have the authority to block unwanted or spam text messages, but Democrats warned the...
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FCC approves new text message rules, giving carriers more power

FCC approves new text message rules, giving carriers more power

7 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   6 articles

On a party-line vote, the FCC today approved a controversial measure that gives mobile phone carriers more power over text messages. The agency's Republican leadership has...
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