While corporations are considered persons under the law, it does not follow that corporations have a similar right to “personal” privacy within the meaning of FOIA according to Chief Justice Roberts, writing for the Court. When discussing the concept of “personal” privacy, the Court explained, one does not think of the personal privacy of a corporation.
Quaintly, in concluding the Court’s decision, Roberts said he hoped the corporation “will not take it personally.” See: Federal Communications Commission v AT&T Inc., 131 S.Ct 1177 (2011).
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|Cite||131 S.Ct 1177 (2011)|