About time big brother did something about it. AT&T sued over unlimited plans

FTC sues AT&T over misleading and deceptive use of ‘Unlimited’ data plans

The FTC has filed suit against AT&T over the company’s network management practices and policies. At issue is the way AT&T aggressively degraded network performance once its users had passed certain bandwidth thresholds, despite advertising its service as “Unlimited.” As an AT&T customer with an unlimited data plan, I can personally confirm that AT&T still throttles its users — whenever my cellular bandwidth use nears the 5GB limit I receive an automatic warning from AT&T telling me that I’m approaching the point where I’ll be automatically throttled.

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