Ajit Pai Says FCC's Investigation into Sale of Phone Location Data Nearly Complete
Motherboard previously revealed how AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have sold real-time phone location data to middlemen companies which then provided it to third parties.
The California DMV Is Making $50M a Year Selling Drivers’ Personal Information
A document obtained by Motherboard shows how DMVs sell peoples’ names, addresses, and other personal information to generate revenue.
Activist Leaks Files From a Data Broker for Demoing its Software With ICE
"I saw tech workers at Microsoft (GitHub), Google, and others start taking stands and achieve incremental gains and I thought why not me."
PG&E Execs Were Literally Partying in Wine Country While Planning to Cut Power to Millions of Californians
They were wining and dining their top natural gas customers at a lavish retreat in wine country.
Millions of Californians Lost Power Because PG&E Refused to Spend Money to Fix Its Problems
“I can’t say how frustrated I am,” says a city councilor in Paradise, a town that was completely razed by the 2018 fires caused by PG&E.
The Company That's Caused California Wildfires Is Cutting Off Power to 2 Million People to Avoid Another One
The state of California allowed the PG&E to start charging customers billions more so it could upgrade its grid. The company still hasn't.