The Outrageous Ways Your Phone Company May Be Stealing from You
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One would think that Congress, the FCC or even state public utility commissions (PUCs) would have addressed some of these egregious acts. They have, sadly, abdicated their obligations, only serving the interests of the telecom companies. The FCC, for example, doesn’t even use actual phone bills in its creation of the rate information, relying instead on self-serving corporate “data.”
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David Rosen is a regular contributor to CounterPunch and Z-magazine. Bruce Kushnick is a telecommunications industry analyst who serves as the broadband and telecommunications expert for Harvard Nieman’s Foundation for Journalism’s Watchdog, and a founding member of Teletruth, a customer advocacy group.