U.S. Federal Communications Commission News

Appeals court rules FCC regulatory order 'does not rob' FTC authority to pursue case against AT&T

By Karen Kidd | Mar 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — A federal appeals court recently uphelp the Federal Trade Commission's regulatory authority over large Internet service providers and allowed the commission to move ahead in its case against AT&T for allegedly throttling the data speeds of millions of unlimited data plan customers.

Federal court dismisses FTC's data throttling suit against AT&T

By Russell Boniface | Sep 26, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – On Aug. 29 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit dismissed a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit against AT&T accusing it of slowing data speeds, or data throttling, on customers subscribed to unlimited smartphone data plans without clearly disclosing the policy.

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