AT&T Will Release Law Enforcement Request Data in 2014

AT&TNever let it be said that AT&T and Verizon don’t follow each other’s leads. Just one day after Verizon announced it would start publishing a semiannual transparency report that details all of the law enforcement requests it receives, AT&T announced that it would being doing the same in early 2014. The carrier’s report will include info on the total number of law-enforcement data requests received from the government in criminal cases, the number of subpoenas, court orders, and warrants received, and the total number of customers affected. The first report issued should cover all of the requests from 2013. AT&T also reiterated that it ensures all data requests and its responses are “completely lawful and proper in that country” and that it doesn’t allow the government direct connections or access to its network or customer information.

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