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Ajit Pai’s FCC gives carriers the option to block text messages

Cnet: The agency approves new rules to help phone companies combat spam texts. But opponents have censorship concerns.

“The one Democrat on the FCC, Jessica Rosenworcel disagrees. She warned that the FCC is misleading the public about what the new classification will actually do. “Today’s decision offers consumers no new ability to prevent robotexts,” she said.”It simply provides that carriers can block our text messages and censor the very content of those messages themselves.” She said the FCC did the same thing to the internet last year when it repealed Obama-era net neutrality rules…”

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