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Cell phone companies may be blocking your text messages. It's time to tell the FCC that this has to stop.
The most recent example of this is the blocking of some attempts to raise money for Haitian earthquake relief. However, the problem goes back much further. In the past, major wireless carriers have chosen to block text messages from political groups they deemed “controversial or unsavory.” These messages were blocked even when people specifically requested to receive them.
Tell the FCC to protect everyone’s right to send and receive text messages, and stop the cell phone companies from deciding what we can and can’t say in a text message.
File a comment with the FCC and tell them to stop cell phone companies from blocking your texts.
Filing a comment is easy, just follow these steps:
Review the following suggested comments and make any changes you desire:
Once finished Select all the comment text by clicking IN the box and choosing "Select All" from your browser's "Edit" menu. Copy the selected text by choosing "Copy" from the your browser's "Edit" menu.
Once you've selected your comment text click on the following link, paste your comments into the comment section of the form from the FCC (don't forget to add your name), fill in the remaining required fields, press Continue, and follow the instructions for reviewing your form.