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Miscellaneous thoughts and ramblings
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
AT&T rewrites rules: Your data isn't yours
The new policy says that AT&T - not customers - owns customers' confidential info and can use it "to protect its legitimate business interests, safeguard others, or respond to legal process."

The policy also indicates that AT&T will track the viewing habits of customers of its new video service - something that cable and satellite providers are prohibited from doing.

This is disturbing to me, as an AT&T via SBC via Pac Bell customer. I'm in the market for a cell provider, and was in the process of choosing between AT&T (Cingular) and Verizon. I think I'll go with Verizon.
AT&T Wireless separated from AT&T, then merged with Cingular and was no more. Did AT&T buy Cingular now?
I think SBC bought cingular, and AT&T bought SBC...
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