Brazil Analyzes Phone Contracts After Spying Allegations
Brazilian telecommunications regulator Anatel is analyzing contracts between national operators and foreign companies to investigate possible breaches of privacy after new allegations of U.S. spying.
Anatel is investigating “main companies with the largest client bases,” a press officer said in an e-mailed response to questions yesterday. Brazil’s largest phone companies include Rio de Janeiro-based Oi SA and the local units of Madrid-basedTelefonica SA (TEF), Mexico City-based America Movil SAB and Milan-based Telecom Italia SpA. (TIT)