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AT&T Ducks Accountability. Lawsuits, Questions Follow NSA Surveillance Approval.
posted by homunculus (14 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
And, naturally, runs ads on Metafilter to counter the bad PR.
posted by cortex at 10:04 PM on January 21, 2007 [1 favorite]


So, wait, who owns AT&T now? Radio Shack?
posted by loquacious at 10:21 PM on January 21, 2007


You should link to As You Sow's page on the shareholder proposal.

runs ads on Metafilter

Heh. You're right; I just logged out and the sidebar ad is for AT&T.
posted by mediareport at 10:51 PM on January 21, 2007


[Er, and logged in, too. I must really have just blocked out that whole section of the front page.]
posted by mediareport at 11:09 PM on January 21, 2007


I miss the img tag.
posted by homunculus at 11:24 PM on January 21, 2007


AT&T is asking the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for permission to exclude the resolution from its proxy statement, claiming it would interfere with business and the company should not have to divulge information because of state secrets privileges

"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." -B. Mussolini
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 12:00 AM on January 22, 2007


I wanted ducks.
posted by Wolfdog at 4:56 AM on January 22, 2007


So, wait, who owns AT&T now? Radio Shack?

No, Carphone Warehouse. (ba-dum!) On a more serious note, today's "AT&T" is the portion of MCI that bought out Worldcom. If anyone had doubts on the matter, Ebbers' baby is still kicking about.
posted by Smart Dalek at 5:22 AM on January 22, 2007


I wanted ducks.

Here ya go.
posted by homunculus at 11:54 AM on January 22, 2007


And, naturally, runs ads on Metafilter to counter the bad PR.

It's back! They're watching us.
posted by homunculus at 11:26 PM on January 22, 2007


MeTa!
posted by homunculus at 12:50 PM on January 23, 2007


Stephen Colbert explains the whole AT&T/Cingular thing!
posted by homunculus at 12:51 PM on January 23, 2007


Government Seeks To Halt Telecom Spying Suits
posted by homunculus at 10:11 AM on February 11, 2007


Spy Docs Stay Sealed For Now
posted by homunculus at 8:32 PM on February 20, 2007


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