The T-Mobile Sprint Merger Just Got Rubber Stamped and We All Lose
There’s 40 years of history showing telecom megadeals erode competition, raise prices and kill jobs. It’s a lesson America simply refuses to learn.
Against All Common Sense, FCC Approves T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
40 years of US telecom history shows that mindless telecom mergers kill jobs, worsen service, and raise prices. So why are we still doing this?
What A-GPS Data Is (and Why Wireless Carriers Most Definitely Shouldn’t Be Selling It)
A Motherboard investigation found that telecom companies are selling their customers' "assisted GPS" data, which is intended for first responders answering 911 calls.
Sprint to Stop Selling Location Data to Third Parties After Motherboard Investigation
After AT&T and T-Mobile said they would stop selling their customers’ phone location data to third parties, Sprint followed suit. A Motherboard investigation found all three telcos selling data that ultimately ended up in the hands of bounty hunters.