Digital Identity Guilty By Association, The Worst Type of “Justification”

The White House made a big statement about (digital) identity theft on Friday, with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announcing a public-private sector effort,  National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). “The administration hopes to see a robust trusted ID market in the U.S. in three to five years,” according to PC World. The trusted […]

AT&T Collapses On First Day Of iPhone4 Orders

From Gizmodo: AT&T’s online ordering system collapsed today, with Apple and AT&T sales folks reverting to tried-and-true technology: paper. They had to write down pre-order requests. I corroborated the collapse of the online ordering system, by logging in to my AT&T account and attempting to negotiate the pre-order option. Note that AT&T is providing a […]

Apple, It’s Time To Ditch AT&T

Update: AT&T Collapses On iPhone4 Debut I was annoyed at the headlines last week that blamed Apple for AT&T’s lax web security regarding iPad owner emails. I was even more annoyed Sunday when I read AT&T’s “explanation” to customers, where it not only disavowed responsibility for the exploit, reported Wednesday, but said that the really […]

Why Is AT&T Thumbing Its Nose At The Copyright Office?

Tech news sources report that AT&T is about to settle a class action suit regarding unlocking cellphones, with Apple iPhones exempted. Engadget writes that AT&T would be required “to provide an unlock code for just about any phone it has sold since March 12, 1999.” What I don’t understand is why a law suit was […]

AT&T isn’t working that hard on network upgrades

With some pretty damning evidence, both FSJ and Gizmodo are shouting at AT&T, which claims that they’ve upgraded their network although they’ve spent less each quarter on upgrades since the iPhone was introduced in 2007. […] They’ve consistently made more money (80% more revenue compared to Q4 2007) from wireless data, yet on average, AT&T […]