Shelly Palmer

AT&T will be slapped with net neutrality complaint over FaceTime blocking


Free Press, Public Knowledge, and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute have informed AT&T that they intend to file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission against the wireless carrier for violating network neutrality rules. The complaint will address Ma Bell’s plan to keep certain subscribers from using Apple’s FaceTime video calling on the AT&T cellular network. The move was expected, but the timing on when the FCC responds is unclear. In August, AT&T said it would block the video calling feature that will be found in Apple’s iPhone 5. Read the full story at Giga OM.