Carriers Swore They’d Stop Selling Location Data. Will They Ever?

Original Post from Wired Magazine

Months after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon promised to stop selling user location data, the practice continues.
LOCATION DATA IS some of the most sensitive, and sought after, information that smartphones generate. And wireless providers are in a unique position to access it all the time. But a Tuesday report from Motherboard shows that carriers don’t protect this deeply private information as carefully as consumers might think—especially considering that Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T all pledged to stop selling it months ago.  Read More 

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Author: Lily Hay Newman

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