FCC: we'll review complaints regarding AT&T's FaceTime regulations

FCC unafraid to act

FaceTime

The Federal Communications Commission's top dog said his agency will look into complaints regarding AT&T's rules regarding FaceTime if it becomes necessary, according to a report published Tuesday.

Speaking at Vox Media's offices in Washington, D.C., Julius Genachowski, chairman of the FCC, intimated the commission wouldn't balk from reviewing any complaints regarding AT&T's policies or net neutrality violations.

While he wouldn't offer comment on the situation specifically, Genachowski said the agency will exercise its responsibilities if a "good-faith effort" to resolve complaints against the carrier isn't made.

Those complaints could come any day now as several net neutrality advocacy groups just last week gave notice

FaceTime frenzy

One of Apple iOS 6's most noted improvements is the ability to talk via FaceTime over 3G, which works on certain devices like the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPad 3, on Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint's networks.

However, whereas Verizon will offer unlimited FaceTime

This has caused a furor

The FCC is listening

Until a formal complaint is filed, something that's been threatened by several different groups, the FCC remains on the sidelines.

Via The Verge

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