Phone company looks after their numbers
A new law in Sweden forces companies to share names and IP addresses of clients suspected of illegal file transfers. A debate has escalated as Sweden’s biggest telecom company, Telia Sonera, is refusing to share the details of one of its customers arguing that doing so would be a breach of confidentiality.
Why it matters
It is rare to see a large corporate organisation step up to defend and protect a single individual in this way. Could brand chivalry be the way for companies to bring back brand loyalty despite growing numbers of competitors?
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