In an agreement with the FCC (via Re/code), T-Mobile has agreed to give their customers more information about their internet speeds to make it more obvious when they have been throttled, especially for data-heavy users who tend to rely a lot on T-Mobile’s network to download media content, stream music and videos, and so on.
T-Mobile has said that they will be sending customers text messages when they hit their monthly high-speed data allotment, and they will also be receiving another text message from the carrier when they have exceeded that allotment. The carrier also mentioned that they would provide a link to a speed test that will better reflect the actual speeds the use is experiencing on his/her device. Read full post →T-Mobile To Provide More Accurate Representation About Data Speeds
Edward Snowden quickly became a household name when it was revealed that he was the one who blew the whistle on the NSA’s PRISM project which ultimately led to more reports and revelations published in what has been dubbed the “Snowden Reports”. In the wake of that, many companies started to declare their transparency and more reports have surfaced, revealing that government requests for user data is actually on the rise.
That being said with all these revelations, has it affected the way you conduct yourself online? Has it changed the way you share information? Well according to a recent survey conducted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, it turns out that not many people have changed their online habits. Read full post →39% Tried To Improve Their Privacy Following Snowden Reports [Survey]