Sep 302009
 September 30, 2009  Posted by  Business, Court

Kristen J. Mathews writes:

Since when does a legal entity have “privacy” rights?

Since the Third Circuit said so, in its September 22, 2009 decision in AT&T v. Federal Communications Commission (No. 084024).

Most privacy practitioners would not consider a legal entity to have privacy rights. Rather, a legal entity may have trade secrets or contractual confidentiality protections. However, in its novel holding, the Third Circuit found that a corporation (AT&T) was protected by an exemption in the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that applies to “unwarranted invasions of personal privacy.”

Read more on Proskauer Rose Privacy Law Blog

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.