Way to go AT&T, keep that leash on you greedy slobs.
Last month, AT&T(s t) fought and lost a lawsuit over whether its highly controversial throttling policy violated the terms of “unlimited” smartphone contracts. Matt Spaccarelli was awarded $850 for his efforts, but neither side is letting the issue drop.
AT&T is appealing the decision, while Spaccarelli is taking his cause to the Internet, joining up with PublikDemand in hopes of creating a viral campaign to force AT&T to stop throttling its remaining unlimited customers, all of whom were grandfathered into their plans when AT&T introduced tiered pricing in 2010. AT&T isn’t too pleased with the unwanted attention, and is seeking to settle the case to keep Spaccarelli quiet, according to the Associated Press. Spaccarelli, however, claims that AT&T’s settlement offer is more a demand and that the carrier has threatened to shut off his mobile service if he doesn’t play ball.
AT&T, however, claims that’s not true. In…
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