HTC One SV Headed to Sprint, Tips FCC
Nobody can release anything in secret anymore
The FCC is a Federal body, therefore, any regulations they make are Federal Law.
Their approval process for any device is the same, and it is a FCC regulation that all of the devices MUST pass through this process, and be approved. If a device is not approved, or is altered in a way that it would no longer be approved, it is ILLEGAL.
Using deductive reasoning, the only possible answer that remains is Deception on apples part. They are doing something, and the FCC is allowing them to do it, that is somehow bypassing the public announcement when a device is approved by the FCC.
Deception would be the only way. They know how to bend the system, and somebody at the FCC is letting them.
From your statements, you appear not to understand at all how the FCC device authorization system works.
The FCC does not test the devices, independent certification labs do. Then, the certifying documents from the labs are uploaded to the FCC OET database. If anyone were to leak info, it would have to be the labs, but their business is predicated on honoring NDAs.
In the case of Apple, the certifying documents are typically uploaded the day of a new product announcement. Trust me, I have seen this in action. For example, within minutes after the live announcement of the n...
http://www.maclife.com/article/news/apple_requests_f ... »
The FCC needs to amend the way they publically release information when they approve a device. I like surprise releases, and they are ruining that.
The release of info is not up to the FCC. It is up to the OEMs and the testing labs.
See my other post because you misunderstand the FCC authorization process.
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