AT&T Case Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Assign Privacy Rights to Corporations

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    AT&T Case Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Assign Privacy Rights to Corporations - Bloomberg

    I would sure hope that the U.S Supreme Court doesn't side with AT&T on this one. Though if they do, it should be interesting to watch Scalia justify it despite his previous statements about "Constitutional right of privacy."

    Constitution does not ban sex bias, Scalia says

     
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    I wonder why I ever thought you might grow up to have any sense. Part of those records that you think AT&T has no right to keep private include billing records for customers. Do you honestly believe that AT&T customers have no right to privacy?
     
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    Where did I say that? And where does it say that in the article?

    Also, billing records for customers would fall under the Freedom of Information Act Provision for citizens. Did you see what this case is about?

    This has nothing to do with protecting customers.
     
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    No, it is about protecting proprietary company secrets. Those secrets are the property of AT&T, and thus of its stockholders, who, believe it or not, are people.
     

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