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The Telecom Digest for Tue, 29 Oct 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 302 : "text" format

Table of contents
AT&T Reaches Deal With Activist Investor To Sell Assets And Restructure ManagementBill Horne
Can medical records be used for marketing?Monty Solomon
Inside the Phone Company Secretly Run By Drug Traffickers Monty Solomon
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <20191028213621.GA30122@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 21:36:22 +0000 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> Subject: AT&T Reaches Deal With Activist Investor To Sell Assets And Restructure Management By Sergei Klebnikov Facing pressure from an activist hedge fund investor, AT&T said on Monday that in addition to adding new board members, the company would divest up to $10 billion of assets in 2020 as it looks to reduce its large debt pile. https://www.forbes.com/sites/sergeiklebnikov/2019/10/28/att-reaches-deal-with-activist-investor-to-sell-assets-and-restructure-management/#25f9d2f62d59 -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly) ------------------------------ Message-ID: <30106AB0-97D2-42CC-836C-AB7AA5D2BEE9@roscom.com> Date: 28 Oct 2019 10:39:48 -0400 From: "Monty Solomon" <monty@roscom.com> Subject: Can medical records be used for marketing? Help Desk: Can your medical records become marketing? We investigate a reader's suspicious "patient portal." Our tech columnist helps identify a HIPAA loophole, explains Apple Pay and shares a Firefox upgrade that helps you track the data trackers on your computer. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/22/help-desk-can-your-medical-records-become-marketing-we-investigate-readers-suspicious-patient-portal/ ------------------------------ Message-ID: <1F58DF1E-7F3D-423D-8F56-C6C18BF79742@roscom.com> Date: 28 Oct 2019 09:31:38 -0400 From: "Monty Solomon" <monty@roscom.com> Subject: Inside the Phone Company Secretly Run By Drug Traffickers Crime blogger Martin Kok was assassinated while leaving a sex club. It turned out MPC, one of his clients, was not an ordinary phone company. By Joseph Cox Martin Kok had already dodged death once that day. As the 49-year-old Dutch convict turned successful crime blogger left a late lunch at an Amsterdam hotel in December 2016, a hooded man ran up to him, aimed a handgun at point blank range at the back of his head, and prepared to pull the trigger. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/wjwbmm/inside-the-phone-company-secretly-run-by-drug-traffickers ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Tue, 29 Oct 2019
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