Bloomberg Didn't Cut Terminal Access Despite Order: Report

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Bloomberg LP on Wednesday released the results of an internal review revealing that company executives ordered the suspension of Bloomberg News reporters’ access to customer data through the company’s ubiquitous terminals in 2011, but no action was taken due to “misunderstandings.”

The report, spearheaded by Hogan Lovells LLP and consulting firm Promontory Group, details how the company’s top brass directed that reporter access to terminal user profile information be cut off following a September 2011 incident in which a Bloomberg Television anchor disclosed details about a...
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