Category: iPhone / iPad / iOS

AT&T Users Prepare For Potential Service Outage Friday


Just in case you have not heard of “Operation Chokehold” We felt we should keep our AT&T readers up to date.  This all started as an innocent post on FakeSteve.Net which is a blog of a person writing “The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs”. It is a very funny site whether you are an Apple fan or not.

An innocent post on December 14 has snowballed into what appears to be an attempted takedown of AT&T’s mobile network this Friday, December 18th at noon pacific time.

Subject: Operation Chokehold
On Friday, December 18, at noon Pacific time, we will attempt to overwhelm the AT&T data network and bring it to its knees. The goal is to have every iPhone user (or as many as we can) turn on a data intensive app and run that app for one solid hour. Send the message to AT&T that we are sick of their substandard network and sick of their abusive comments. The idea is we’ll create a digital flash mob. We’re calling it in Operation Chokehold. Join us and speak truth to power! Read more