AT&T fires back at data throttling lawsuit2012.03.14 11:11 by Daniela
Keywords: AT&T, throttling, iPhone
AT&T is offering to discuss a settlement to an iPhone user who won a small-claims case that alleged the company was slowing down his "unlimited" data service. A law firm retained by AT&T Inc. also threatened in a letter dated Friday to shut off Matthew Spaccarelli's phone service if he doesn't sit down to talk. Meanwhile, Spaccarelli is trying to contact AT&T to collect his judgment, $850.
Spaccarelli has admitted that he has used his iPhone to provide Internet access for other devices, a practice known as tethering, which violates AT&T's contract terms. AT&T says that means it has the right to turn off his service.
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