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All four major US carriers have promised to stop selling your location data after a company was caught providing unauthorized data to law enforcement





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  • The four major US cellular network carriers have pledged to stop selling customer location data to data brokers after a glitch was found in one of the broker’s websites.
  • The glitch gave access to customers’ real-time location data to anyone.
  • It was also alleged that law enforcement was using the data in a way that the carriers did not authorize.

All four of the major US carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint have declared that they’ll stop selling customer location data to certain data brokers on Tuesday after it was discovered that the data was being mishandled, according to read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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