AT&T Dismisses Operation Chokehold as an "Irresponsible and Pointless Scheme"

We've told you about Operation Chokehold, the attack on AT&T's network scheduled for Friday, but now AT&T has something to say about as well. They're not exactly happy and throw around words like "irresponsible," "pointless," and "nothing amusing." Ouch!

This is what an AT&T spokesperson contacted by Cult of Mac said about the plot:

We understand that fakesteve.net is primarily a satirical forum, but there is nothing amusing about advocating that customers attempt to deliberately degrade service on a network that provides critical communications services for more than 80 million customers. We know that the vast majority of customers will see this action for what it is: an irresponsible and pointless scheme to draw attention to a blog.

I sincerely doubt that this statement will affect Operation Chokehold's attempt to make the AT&T network pee its panties as it runs crying to mama, but I suppose we'll see what happens this Friday. What are your guesses though? Will iPhone data start crawling at an even slower pace than usual? [Cult of Mac]