Anne Flaherty

FCC gives phone companies green light to stop robocalls

WASHINGTON — Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise... Read more

AT&T to fight record $100 million fine


WASHINGTON — AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then... Read more

Government to erase debt for Corinthian Colleges students


WASHINGTON — The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges,... Read more

Robocalls on rise

WASHINGTON — Jeri Vargas put her elderly mother on the “Do Not Call” list years ago. So why is the 88-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease... Read more

YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

WASHINGTON — The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of... Read more

GOP: Aides meddled in net neutrality

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Fed... Read more

FCC chairman proposes 'net neutrality' rules...


WASHINGTON — Declaring the Internet critical for the nation, a top U.S. regulator on Wednesday proposed an unprecedented expansion of... Read more

Mobile apps still collect data on kids

WASHINGTON — A landmark 2013 law aimed at protecting the privacy of America’s youngest mobile consumers hasn’t... Read more