Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday August 08, 2014

FCC Chairman Rejects Verizon's Throttling Defense

This just keeps getting better and better. Too bad we'll have to wait until Monday for a response from Verizon.

Verizon's justification that it should be able to slow down its most active unlimited data customers doesn't fly with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. "'All the kids do it' is something that never worked with me when I was growing up, and it didn't work my kids," Wheeler said, a reference to Verizon's argument that its policy was consistent with the other wireless carriers.