AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile announce plans to stop selling your location data to outside companies amid growing pressure from federal lawmakers
|01/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all announced plans to cease the sale of real-time location sharing to third parties.
- The development follows an investigation conducted by Vice’s Motherboard where a bounty hunter was able to track down a reporter’s phone by using just a phone number.
- Senators and policy makers are now calling for increased legislation on the carriers and have called the practice a breach of national security.