FCC slaps AT&T with $25 million fine for data breach
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Employees of AT&T's call centres were found to have illegally taken the personal information of almost 280,000 customers following an investigation by the FCC's Enforcement Bureau. As such, the regulator has fined the telecommunications giant with a $25 million fine for unauthorised use of customer data.
“As the nation's expert agency on communications networks, the Commission cannot...