Could times be changing for throttling? Following the FCC's new Net neutrality rules, Sprint halts the practice, and AT&T faces a $100 million fine for being unclear on how it throttled some customers.
The carrier claims its throttling policy would still have been legal under the new rules but decided to put a halt to it anyway, says the Wall Street Journal.
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With the Apple Watch strap market about to blow up, Apple releases some guidelines. Also, AT&T changes its rules on throttling, and Google accidentally announces its next version of Android. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.
A Kickstarter project designed to encourage teens to do their chores works by slowing their Internet connection down to a painful crawl.
Under agreement with FCC, the carrier will provide customers with tools that accurately gauge the connection speeds they are experiencing after reaching their monthly data caps.
The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.
The wireless carrier's argument that "all the kids do it" isn't good enough, the official says in a press conference.
Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.