Verizon to detail government information requests
Verizon Communications Inc said it would regularly report information on government requests for customer data from now on, following pressure from activist shareholders.
A group of investors, concerned about the role of telephone companies in government spying operations, last month pushed Verizon and AT&T Inc to disclose details on their sharing of customer information with governments.
The Verizon move may put pressure on AT&T to follow suit.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.