Consumer groups to fight AT&T FaceTime restrictions

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three public interest groups plan to file a formal complaint accusing AT&T Inc of violating U.S. Internet rules if the wireless service provider goes ahead with a plan to limit use of Apple Inc’s FaceTime application to certain customers. The groups — Free Press, Public Knowledge and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute — gave AT&T notice in a letter on Tuesday that they plan to file a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission, unless the No. 2 U.S. mobile provider changes its policy. …