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AT&T Wants FCC to Probe Google Voice

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Sep 25, 2009, 3:27 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

In a letter sent to the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T has asked the agency to look into Google's Voice product. AT&T alleges that Google Voice blocks customers from calling certain numbers, thereby violating FCC regulations. AT&T likens the call-blocking to the call for net neutrality, and says that if phone companies need to all play by the same rules, then so do internet companies such as Google. Google Voice is a call-forwarding system that lets users give out one central phone number and have it ring other phone lines when called. It allows users to maintain some degree of privacy, as well as consolidate services. Google does block Voice customers from calling adult chat lines and some conference call systems due to the high fees levied by those services. Neither Google nor the FCC have commented on AT&T's letter.

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I must be the only one.. bp3dots1 Sep 27, 2009, 7:48 AM
Leave Google Voice Alone AT&T!!! Azeron Sep 25, 2009, 4:53 PM
Sour AT&TGrapes... ItsSprintnotwalk Sep 25, 2009, 5:26 PM
Retaliate much? WiWavelength Sep 25, 2009, 5:24 PM
In the end, they have the right! asLeepLessman Sep 26, 2009, 9:33 AM
Dear FCC, Slammer Sep 26, 2009, 8:36 AM
AT&T: Champion of the Little Guy Azeron Sep 27, 2009, 4:10 AM
AT&T is The Matrix WiWavelength Sep 25, 2009, 10:22 PM
LOL Probe Google Voice ajkenj Sep 26, 2009, 6:55 PM
At&t wants a refill.... flip mode Sep 25, 2009, 5:50 PM
Free Vs. Paid Calls rwalford79 Sep 25, 2009, 3:42 PM
  • Oh ATT by andy2373   Sep 25, 2009, 4:52 PM
    • Re: Oh ATT by eric_cartman   Sep 25, 2009, 5:44 PM
 
 
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