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Verizon To Pay $7.4 Million For Violating Customers' Privacy

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc will pay $7.4 million to settle a U.S. investigation that found the company failed to notify properl...

Verizon, Caught Red-Handed

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology
Jeff Jarvis

This is not a matter of anything Verizon cannot do. This is a matter of what Verizon will not do. And that is what makes this a violation of FCC regulations and Verizon's assurances.

More Than an Appliance: Verizon, the FCC and our Digital Future

Susan Crawford | Posted 10.21.2012 | Technology
Susan Crawford

For the connection speeds Americans will need to work, study, build the next great company or just watch the next great movie online, more than 75 percent of us will have just one choice: the local cable monopolist.

FCC Pressures Internet Providers To Protect Customers From Internet Fraud

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet service providers need to work harder to prevent hacks, data theft and other fraud, including contacting customers who...

Verizon Asked To Probe ‘Alarming' Dropped 911 Calls

Bloomberg | Todd Shields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

U.S. regulators said Verizon Communications Inc.'s networks may have dropped a "truly alarming" number of wireless emergency calls during a snow storm...

Verizon Calls For Rewrite Of 'Broken' Telecom Rules

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon has not been shy about entering the policy debate. Earlier this year, Verizon, together with Google, outlined an Internet policy proposal that...