Saturday, 23 March 2019

T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T accused of selling customer location data

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Wednesday 09 January 19

A new report suggests that three of the US' big four telcos are still selling customer data to location aggregators for huge profits with 'little oversight'

T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T have been accused of selling access to their customers' location data, months after the three US telcos vowed to stop the practice.  A new report published by Motherboard claims that for $300 it was able to pay a bounty hunter to track the location of a T…

T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T have been accused of selling access to their customers' location data, months after the three US telcos vowed to stop the practice.  A new report published by Motherboard claims that for $300 it was able to pay a bounty hunter to track the location of a T…

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