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Facebook’s Supreme Court victory will rein in class actions

BY DANIEL LYONS Earlier this month, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Facebook’s texts alerting customers of suspicious account activity did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a 1991 anti-robocall statute. Some argue that the decision could prompt a


Don’t call them data caps: A deep dive on usage-based broadband pricing

BY DANIEL LYONS Last week, Comcast announced plans to expand its existing usage-based broadband pricing model to northeastern markets, prompting a fresh wave of criticism by some long-time opponents of the practice. But setting aside these critics’ loaded rhetoric and straw-man arguments, a