• Jun 27, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Net Neutrality, News, Privacy,

AT&T GigaPower plans to charge extra per month again if you want privacy, no ads

AT&T plans to reinstate their GigaPower pay-for-privacy scheme, as revealed by AT&T VP Robert Quinn in a recent interview with C-SPAN. In 2014, AT&T started offering GigaPower 300 Mbps fiber internet in cities around the United States. Users signing up had the option of paying $29 more per month to guarantee that AT&T doesn’t snoop … Continue reading “AT&T GigaPower plans to charge extra per month again if you want privacy, no ads”

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  • Oct 26, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

AT&T actually sells leads to DEA and local law enforcement using Project Hemisphere

AT&T has been running a for-profit mass surveillance program, called Project Hemisphere, since 2007. Everybody already knows about AT&T cooperation with NSA mass surveillance metadata database… This is a separate program that allows law enforcement to access all of AT&T’s data at will, even though the information is never handled by law enforcement, which apparently makes … Continue reading “AT&T actually sells leads to DEA and local law enforcement using Project Hemisphere”

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