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Verizon Case Illustrates Why We Need a Linux Phone

Mar 20, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)

On March 7, the FCC slapped a $1.35 million fine on Verizon in a privacy case, a move that's being hailed as a victory by some privacy advocates. If so, it would seem to be a hollow victory. For starters, the fine is too low to be much of a deterrent against a company which last year had income of over $63 billion. But there is much more wrong with the agreement the carrier reached with the FCC than merely the price tag.

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