Hush-A-Phone

Hush-A-Phone

In the 1940s, AT&T sued Harry Tuttle for inventing the Hush-A-Phone, a device that silenced phones from eavesdroppers. AT&T argued that the “device hadn’t been installed by their company” and the FCC voted in AT&T’s favor, but Tuttle continued to fight the case in open court and eventually won.

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