Massachusetts carmakers must provide vehicle data to owners and repair shops, new law says

Starting with vehicle model year 2022, car manufacturers that use telematics system in their vehicles — systems that “collect and wirelessly transmit” mechanical data to remote servers — must make that information available via a standardized open access data platform. According to the ballot measure (which passed with 75 percent approval), this data would be […]

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T-Mobile will pay $200 million to settle FCC investigation into Sprint’s Lifeline abuse

T-Mobile on Wednesday agreed to pay a $200 million fine to settle an investigation by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) into Sprint’s compliance with the Lifeline program for low-income consumers. The FCC said the $200 million penalty is the largest fixed-amount settlement it has ever received to resolve an investigation. In September 2019, the FCC […]

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