Until now, inmates serving time for their crimes behind bars were also be charged high rates for phone calls to loved ones outside of prison walls. The cost would be as high as $14 a minute. Amid growing pushback, the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to cap the costs.
A group of activists who have organized against police brutality are meeting with members of Congress and the FCC to explain why a free and open Internet is important to continuing their fight.
In some emergencies, it is better to text for help. Now, the FCC has taken the big step to add text-to-911 as an option to contact emergency help centers across the country. Take a look at what to know about the updated technology.