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Despite promises to stop, US cell carriers are still selling your real-time phone location data – TechCrunch

Despite promises to stop, US cell carriers are still selling your real-time phone location data – TechCrunch Last year, four of the largest U.S. cell carriers were caught selling and sending real-time location data of their customers to shady companies that sold it on to big spenders, who would use …

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Verizon stops selling customer location to two data brokers after one is caught leaking it – TechCrunch

Verizon stops selling customer location to two data brokers after one is caught leaking it – TechCrunch Verizon is cutting off access to its mobile customers’ real-time locations to two third-party data brokers “to prevent misuse of that information going forward.” The company announced the decision in a letter sent …

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