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  1. I think if u file a complain we need at least a tracking or status finder in the system in that way we know where we are thanks

    I think if u file a complain we need at least a tracking or status finder in the system in that way we know where we are thanks

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    • What is Data? or Big Data? data is information, big data is lots of information.

      when you see it as information,its easier to understand what it is,and why it needs to be protected,and secured.

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      • Provide a way to file complaints about uncertified equipment

        There are a number of types of complaints which people can file on the FCC web site. However, one that is missing (and is becoming a bigger problem every day) is marketing and use of non-certified equipment. There are a large number of companies (mostly foreign) advertising radios, WiFi access points and other non-certified equipment. Such equipment often times emits spurious signals, emits too much power or has other reasons it wouldn't pass FCC certification. This often causes interference with other users and/or services. And of course there are the illegal jammers readily available.

        Unfortunately, there seems to be no…

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        • 5 votes
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          • The government is clearly violating my 4th Amendment rights

            It could be more useful if the FCC was not collecting data on citizens at all. The government is clearly violating my 4th Amendment rights

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            • 3 votes
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              • forced data plans

                Cell phone companies should not be able to force data plans that will not be used on costumers as options on new phones are becoming so limited.

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                • Make tools available so Recipients of spammer calls can look up the numbers and identify the caller "free of charge".

                  Make tools available so Recipients of spammer calls can look up the numbers and identify the caller "free of charge".

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                  • make ">tracert" hop count router data easy for consumers to understand

                    FCC want to "look under the hood" get data on speed. Very few consumers know how to do tracert and see the number of hops or the router names. Consumers know "my internet connection is slow" but do not know the reason why. FCC want to look under the hood - give consumers the tools the ability to see tracert data and send it to FCC.

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                    • I'm looking for Specific Absorption Rate reports by cellphone manufacturers. On one of your pages, it says "all test reports submitted by th

                      I'm looking for Specific Absorption Rate reports by cellphone manufacturers. On http://www.fcc.gov/guides/specific-absorption-rate-sar-cell-phones-what-it-means-you, it says: "all test reports submitted by the manufacturer are available in full for public inspection on the Commission’s website." Still, no luck trying to find them on your website, even after a few searches. Where can they be found, as stated on your own website? That information is important to the public. Thanks in advance for your time & help.

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                        • Demand Telco release personal CPI back to the original customers

                          some how during the merge and brake up of the Bell systems I think my identity has been compromised on the internet,phone service has always been there for our family and friends,regardless of technology and its advancement,our investments over the years has paid it way through out it life span,and it should remain that way, The internet should not be used to exploit our personal information,the focus should be on security and protection,not innovation and competition,in light of "The Patriot Act".

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                          • this is currently a mobile technology era so create a app that can not be hacked so that the public can have direct access

                            the app will have a series of topics and details just how they can receive the required updates and information straight through to their handset
                            i pad tablet smart watch and Google Glass

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                            • Standard internet download upload speed tests allow consumers to post results

                              Many speed test sites already do this. It may be easier for FCC to add a button "send this data to FCC" - report this speed test data to FCC. ISP's know that speed test buttons are most used functions

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                              • The FCC should actively promote data.

                                Use Facebook to promote data as well as an abstract of what it may mean to the public. Maybe you do this already, I've never thought to look till now.

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                                • It could stop the cable companies from ruining our internet. That might help!

                                  It could stop the cable companies from ruining our internet. That might help!

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                                  • explain with clarity what is going on instead of trying to sneak in higher costs only people with lots of money can afford.

                                    stop what you are currently doing. perhaps stick with the idea that will make people happy like in other countries.

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                                      • Inform the public of their "Bill of Rights" to acceptable cell phone service.

                                        Currently wireless providers can sell you a plan knowing that there are problems with signal strength in the area you reside the FCC should inform the wireless providers that this is unacceptable and that the consumer has a right to good service or the contract can be cancelled at no cost to the customer,

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                                        • I truly believe that telemarketers are getting our numbers from The Do Not Call List!

                                          I receive numerous calls from all sorts of charities, and I wish for those calls to be stopped. If I wish to give to a charity, I made a donation, but these calls are turning me against the charities that are calling so often.
                                          Emails from various charities would be much better than the on-going constant calls. I also wonder if some of those calls are from scammers. Please help with this issue and the problems caused by so many different charity solicitations.

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