Cellphone Location Data
EFF Hits AT&T With Class Action Lawsuit for Selling Customers’ Location to Bounty Hunters
The lawsuit, which comes after multiple Motherboard investigations into phone location data selling, is seeking an injunction against AT&T which would try to enforce the deletion of any sold data.
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Company Advertised American, Canadian, Indian Phone Location Data for Sale
TeleSign’s advertisement highlights how the sale of phone location data is not restricted just to the United States.
FCC Commissioner Demands Answers from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon on Phone Location Data
The demands are the latest move to pressure telecom companies, who said they would stop the sale of location data to third parties after Motherboard’s coverage.
After Telcos Shut Off Bounty Hunters, Scammers Sell Fake 'Phone Pings'
After Motherboard’s investigation led to telcos stopping their sale of phone location data, apparent scammers are exploiting a void in the private investigator industry.
State of Surveillance
Supreme Court Says Cops Need to Get a Warrant to Get Your Phone Location Data
In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court changed the course of history, siding with privacy activists and giving Americans stronger privacy protections in the digital age.