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16 September 2023, USA, New York: The logo of the telephone provider AT&T, taken in Manhattan. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa (Photo by Michael Kappeler/picture alliance via Getty Images)

AT&T restores cellphone service after US outage affecting thousands of users

Impacted users can't even contact emergency services.

A widespread AT&T outage has impacted over 50,000 customers as of this morning, with most customer complaints centered in Houston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Atlanta. This outage even impacted 911 services.

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Lawrence Bonk
Lawrence Bonk
6 hours ago
BLETCHLEY, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 1: Tesla and SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk attends the first plenary session on Day 1 of the AI Safety Summit at Bletchley Park on November 1, 2023 in Bletchley, England. The UK Government are hosting the AI Safety Summit bringing together international governments, leading AI companies, civil society groups and experts in research to consider the risks of AI, especially at the frontier of development, and discuss how they can be mitigated through internationally coordinated action. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

FTC concludes Twitter didn’t violate data security rules, in spite of Musk's orders

Staff disregarded Musk’s directive to provide outsiders with “full access to everything.”

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concluded Elon Musk ordered Twitter employees to take actions that would have violated a 2022 FTC consent decree regarding consumers’ data privacy and security.

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Will Shanklin
Will Shanklin
02.21.2024
Appeals court overturns $1 billion copyright lawsuit against internet provider

Appeals court overturns $1 billion copyright lawsuit against Cox

The judges ruled that the ISP didn't profit from its subscribers' infringement.

An appeals court has blocked a $1 billion copyright verdict against US internet service provider Cox Communications and ordered a retrial.

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Steve Dent
Steve Dent
02.21.2024

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