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The U.S. House unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would allow consumers to unlock their cellphones when switching providers, at least for two more years.
The chamber's approval Friday, a week after the Senate backed the same measure, sends the bill to the president's desk with just a few working days left before Congress' August break.
Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman said, “this is something that Americans have been asking for, and I am pleased that we were able to work together to ensure the swift passage of legislation.”
Lois Lerner’s computer isn’t the only crash of a hard drive that congressional investigators have encountered in their attempt to reconstruct record trails.
Last week, Republican senators sent a letter to Archivist of the United States David Ferriero after receiving reports that an Environmental Protection Agency official’s hard drive had crashed just as congressional investigators began looking into questions about the EPA’s review of an Alaska mining project.
Democrats in Washington can do whatever they want and get away with it by blaming crashed computers.
“First the IRS, and now the EPA — these hard-drive crashes seem to be a growing epidemic throughout the administration,” Sen. David Vitter, Louisiana Republican, said in a statement. “This ‘dog ate my homework’ excuse is getting ridiculous.”
According to a report at the link below T-Mobile has been accused by the Federal Trade Commission of knowingly billing customers for hundreds of millions in bogus charges.
In its complaint filed in a federal court in Seattle, the Federal Trade Commission claimed that T-Mobile billed consumers for subscriptions to premium text services such as $10-per-month horoscopes that were never authorized by the account holder.
The FTC alleges that T-Mobile collected as much as 40 percent of the charges, even after being alerted by other customers that the subscriptions were scams.
The cute little pink 3-wheel truck shown above is used as a promotional attraction in front of a T-Mobile store in Brooklyn, New York.