Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data; Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

  For Immediate Release December 19, 2013 Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data;   Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit In a victory for shareholders concerned about the role of telecommunications companies in government surveillance programs, Verizon Communications announced that it will begin to publish regular reports on …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Reform in the Age of Corporate Lawyers

Ethical Markets Wealth of Networks

Media Policy at the FCC Reform in the Age of Corporate Lawyers The FCC decision requiring television broadcasters to post data about political ad spending online is a milestone in the fight against political dominance by traditional media and the one percent. It defies every ounce of conventional wisdom in …

AT&T Shareholder Vote on Net Neutrality Surpasses Critical Threshold

kristy SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

For Immediate Release April 27, 2012 Shares worth more than $11.4 billion voted in favor; Similar votes upcoming at Verizon and Sprint A shareholder proposal calling upon AT&T Inc. (NYSE – T) to publicly commit to network neutrality principles on its wireless networks attracted important support in initial voting results …