Federal Employee News

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Will the Almighty AT&T Become an Even Bigger Monopoly With the Help of Government Meger Approval? Sure they will, corporations always win over consumers

AT&T Would Use Time Warner as a ‘Weapon,’ Justice Dept. Says

Snippet of Article: "...If the merger goes forward, consumers all across America will be worse off as a result,” said Craig Conrath, the Justice Department’s lead lawyer..."

Source: www.nytimes.com

AT&T, Time Warner, Monopolies, Corporate America vs Consumers,

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday marks end of consumer protective net neutrality rules

Monday marks end of net neutrality rules

Snippet of Article: "...scrapping the rules gives major internet companies like Comcast or Verizon the ability to hike up the cost of internet use and limit access online..."

Source: www.msn.com

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Too Big To Fail: Social Security and Medicare

Social Security to tap into trust fund for first time in 36 years

Snippet of Article: "...Congress could at any time choose to pay for the benefits through the general fund..."

Source: www.marketwatch.com

Too Big To Fail: Social Security and Medicare

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Signs of sophisticated cellphone spying found near White House, U.S. officials say

Signs of sophisticated cellphone spying found near White House, U.S. officials say

Snippet of Article: "...IMSI catchers are widely used by local, state and federal police, as well as foreign intelligence agencies. The devices work by simulating cell towers to trick nearby phones into connecting, allowing the IMSI catchers to collect calls, texts and data streams. Unlike some other forms of cellphone interception, IMSI catchers must be near targeted devices to work..."

Source: www.msn.com

IMSI-catcher, Spying, cellphone interception,