Call Log Sharing Violates Telecommunications Act, FCC Told

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 2:42 PM EST) -- A group of privacy advocates on Tuesday asked the Federal Communications Commission to stop AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and other phone carriers from sharing customers' call logs with third parties, even if personal details are scrubbed, saying such deals violate the Telecommunications Act.

The petition, filed with the FCC by Public Knowledge, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Electronic Privacy Information Center and other organizations followed a report in The New York Times that AT&T is being paid more than $10 million...
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