9.27.2007

'Verizon Reverses Itself on Abortion Messages'

Saying it had the right to block “controversial or unsavory” text messages, Verizon Wireless last week rejected a request from Naral Pro-Choice America, the abortion rights group, to make Verizon’s mobile network available for a text-message program.

Verizon Blocks Messages of Abortion Rights Group (September 27, 2007) But the company reversed course this morning, saying it had made a mistake.

“The decision to not allow text messaging on an important, though sensitive, public policy issue was incorrect, and we have fixed the process that led to this isolated incident,” Jeffrey Nelson, a company spokesman, said in a statement...
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2 comments:

The Phoenix said...

That's so crazy.

We should be able to text whatever the hell we wanna text.

Jack K. said...

Another reason not to have "the network" behind you.

What idiocy.

Free speech is an important part of America, even though there are those who would stifle it.