A newly released document by Edward Snowden has revealed that AT&T has been collaborating with the NSA by helping them to spy on US internet traffic for many years, reported the New York Times.
Holistically, AT&T isn’t the only telecom company that assisted the NSA but the company’s desire and willingness to go the extra mile, sets them well apart from all others.
New York Times recently published some damning documents that indicated both Verizon and AT&T, with regards to their partnership with the NSA, but the mouth-watering relationship the security outfit maintains with AT&T seems to be a partnership made in heaven.
The telecoms company has [...]
The Federal Communications Commission has brought AT&T to a $25,000,000 settlement over its mismanagement of customer data between the end of 2013 and the end of 2014. Rather than face litigation, AT&T has agreed to the FCC’s largest-ever settlement in relation to data and privacy loss or theft. (Another fairly large settlement happened less than a year ago, regarding Sprint’s violation of the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act of 2003, which cost them $7,500,000.)