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.
Congress Fears FCC Will Not Investigate Sale of Phone Location Data Before Time Runs Out
On Friday, members of a committee urged Ajit Pai’s FCC to provide details on its investigation into how phone carriers sold location data to bounty hunters.
AT&T Says Customers Can’t Sue the Company for Selling Location Data to Bounty Hunters
Due to the contract fine print, AT&T says customers must instead deal with the company privately rather than in court.
AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile Hit With FCC Complaint Over Sale of Phone Location Data
The Open Technology Institute, Free Press, and the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology filed the complaint Friday after multiple Motherboard and New York Times investigations.