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Reuters : Shareholders End Push for Verizon Data-Sharing Details

Reuters recently published an article about Trillium’s successful withdrawal of our shareholder resolution with Verizon Communications.

Ross Kerber writes:

“Verizon Communications Inc shareholders said on Tuesday they have withdrawn a resolution asking the company to disclose details of customer information that it shares with law enforcement, saying the company had already met key requests.

Jonas Kron, senior vice president of resolution sponsor Trillium Asset Management, said the filers withdrew the measure after the company disclosed more details this month of its information-sharing with government agencies.

“Publication of these reports makes strong business sense and will facilitate the critical and long-term conversation about government surveillance programs that is so desperately needed,” Kron said in an e-mailed statement.”

You can read the entire article here.