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.”
Noticed my post below? Maybe AT&T realized that their battle with the Electronic Frontiers Foundation won’t die a quiet State Secrets death after all. AT&T can hardly kick the NSA out at this point. Only one way left, then, to avoid embarrassing contradictions between practice and policy: change the policy.