In a recent Law360 article, HWG partners Patrick O’Donnell and Jason Neal analyzed AT&T’s recent location data appeal and the implications of its legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s enforcement procedures.

In April, the FCC levied tens of millions of dollars in fines against AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile in connection with their disclosure of customers’ location information, without consent, to third parties.

In early May, AT&T filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, challenging nearly every significant aspect of the FCC’s decision. AT&T’s choice to bring those challenges, and how it has done so, highlight interesting and fundamental issues in FCC enforcement.

Read the full article at Law360 (subscription required).