Dept of Justice & FBI seek time to examine T-Mobile USA & MetroPCS deal
0. phoneArena posted on 29 Nov 2012, 00:14
The Justice Department along with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have asked the FCC to defer action...
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2. meowcenary posted on 29 Nov 2012, 00:48 1 0
So Germany our ally might not be up and up? I guess the DOJ and DHS thinks the Bundesnachrichtendienst and Militärischer Abschirmdiens might use our communications infrastructure for acts of terrorism, or intelligence.
Anyway I hope T-mobile and MetroPCS is a go.....
5. Maxwell.R posted on 29 Nov 2012, 02:15 2 0
The practice really has nothing to do with allies or not. It has to do with the potential of direct control by a foreign government. Since T-Mobile USA is not also a telephone company or Tier 1 ISP, there will not be much concern generated...unless the FBI or DOJ find something funky.