6th Circ. Orders AT&T To Publicize Contract Terms

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 6:54 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit ruled Tuesday that AT&T Michigan must publicize the terms of customer contracts it sells to competitors for resale, a key reversal in a ruling that otherwise preserved the telecommunications giant's control over its resale obligations.

A provision in the Federal Telecommunications Act protecting customers' proprietary information does not preclude the release of contractual terms, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled.

That conclusion overturns the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan's initial holding...
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