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Wireless Carriers Caught Playing Fast and Loose With Location Data

2019-02-08 18:28:18| TechNewsWorld

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have sold access to subscribers' real-time location data to aggregators, which in turn have sold it to about 250 bounty hunters and related businesses, according to a report. In some cases, the data allowed users to track individuals to their specific locations inside a building. Some companies made thousands of location requests to data brokers.

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