"corporations being able to peek into the habits of Americans without their knowledge or consent"
Don't those fools at Verizon realize only government is supposed to be able to peek into the habits of Americans without their knowledge or consent?
Verizon's sweet tooth for cookies has dunked it in more hot water after four Democratic senators urged the US Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission to examine the firm's practice of tracking customers' web habits. Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL), Edward Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal, (D-CT), and …
Also, Verizon is required to provide open access to the 700MHZ spectrum. Open access means any device, any use of the data. A relative had a Verizon phone utilizing the 700MHZ spectrum. Verizon blocked access to tethering on the phone despite a data plan having been purchased. Verizon's response was that you could download an app to share the data, but they were still going to block tethering. as included with the phone.
As a customer of Verizon Wireless a publicly traded company, that falls under, statutory federal requirements, as wireless services and products. Verizon gives or award's customers with "Verizon Points" these points can be redeemed in a few methods e.g., Points + Cash, Points Auction instant rewards. These awards can be from gift cards to electronic devices, and sports apparel etc...
On or about February 2, 2015, I noticed strange actions, on this auction website that is governed by a series, of federal laws established to protect consumers, from dishonest, deceiving, premediated, and manipulated predetermine outcomes. This Practice(s) used federally governed wireless networks and interstate violation, of these laws. Verizon knowingly engaged in these actions of their own freewill with malicious intent to cause harm to its customers. Verizon combined USD and points in these transactions complicating this scheme to deprive its clients, of monetary enrichment.
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