Posts Tagged ‘QOS’

AT&T Forgets They Began the Network Neutrality Debate – Then Calls People “Conspiracy Theorists” for Pointing It Out

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Sounds like somebody just realized that they’re sitting on top of a public relations nightmare …

Consumer group Free Press is apparently hitting some of AT&T’s buttons this week, if this missive from AT&T lobbyist Hank Hultquist is any indication. Hultquist this week attacked the consumer group as a purveyor of “Da Vinci Code conspiracy theories” for a recent letter the group wrote to the FCC that points out how AT&T’s long-standing dream of “paid prioritization” could be bad for consumers. In it, Free Press notes they don’t oppose intelligent network management, just paid prioritization: