AT&T's Data Mining Suit Against Line Lessees Survives

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 6:40 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss AT&T Inc.'s suit accusing several small companies of unlawfully mining customer data from its subsidiaries, ruling the court has jurisdiction and AT&T has adequately stated a claim for relief so far.

Agreeing with the recommendations of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeff Kaplan, Judge Reed O'Connor said the companies had failed to sufficiently plead their claims for dismissal. 

However, AT&T still needs to address issues, including state law claims, that the companies raised in their motions to dismiss, Judge O'Connor said. He...
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