Rein in data collection by your Android apps

Apps need access to certain information in order to work. For example, a navigation app needs access to your location. But a lot of apps want permission or access to unrelated data or information. Learn how to control these permissions and block apps from accessing information they don’t need.

What is “Medicare for All”?

Fifty-four years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, the overwhelmingly popular program that provides health care and supports the economic security for more than 58 million seniors. Yet, despite Medicare’s overwhelming success, we continue …

How Green Roofs Help Beat the Heat

Green roofs – roofs with soil and plants placed on top of conventional roofs – are growing in popularity. And that’s a good thing.  Urban sprawl and growing population density contribute to climate change in a way that …

CREDO stands with the progressive movement at Netroots Nation 2019

CREDO members and staff were out in full force at Netroots Nation, the yearly progressive conference that brings together activists, politicians, the news media, and more for four days of trainings, panels, networking, and featured speakers.

Maine enacts state-level Green New Deal law to address climate crisis

If the federal government is incapable or unwilling to seriously tackle the climate crisis, lawmakers at the state level are ready to step up to take on the fight. In June, one of the first-ever state-level Green New …

How to Waterproof Your Phone for the Summer

Before you head to the pool, beach, or river this summer let’s talk about some things you can do to help prevent accidental water damage to your phone.

How to plan an ocean or park clean-up in your community

Concerned about trash in your parks or beaches? Organize a community cleanup project! They’re a great way to reduce waste. Here are 8 easy tips for how to plan a successful beach or park cleanup day.

CREDO protesters crash fundraiser for Speaker Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco #CloseTheCamps

Trump’s racist deportation and criminalization nightmare is becoming a reality right before our eyes. Trump and his racist henchmen aren’t just running concentration camps for children on the border. They are terrorizing immigrants across the country and doing …

CREDO Tip: 3 Ways to Boost Your Privacy on an Android Phone

As a mobile carrier, CREDO makes protecting our members’ privacy one of our top priorities, and we have a long record of fighting for their privacy rights. That’s why we’d like to share three more ways you can protect the data on your Android device and hide your web activity. 

AT&T donated $2.7 million to 193 anti-LGBTQ politicians

AT&T can rainbow-stripe its logo for Pride Month, wave the rainbow flag and claim it supports the LGBTQ community, but none of those things can make up for the fact that AT&T is directly funding politicians who are fighting equality and LGBTQ rights.