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Lawsuit Aside, is AT&T Winning in ‘The Court of Public Opinion’?

Question: When should a big, publicly-traded company refrain from filing a lawsuit? Answer: possibly when the public-relations blowback does more damage than the behavior complained about in the lawsuit.