Carriers ’violated federal law’ by selling your location data, says FCC

Carriers ’violated federal law’ by selling your location data, says FCC

As per the FCC, certain wireless carriers may be guilty of breaking federal law if they have been selling phone location data to third-parties. However, the FCC revealed no names. As per a letter from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a newly completed investigation conducted by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has concluded that ’one or more wireless carriers’ have been found to have violated federal law.

KCooper
KCooper
Jack
Jack 3 months

What’s funny is that at some point this is actually going to be companies endangering the safety of consumers for profit. I mean we’re more than halfway there.

As Told By Anakin Skywalker
As Told By Anakin Skywalker 3 months

why don't they just make a law banning the sale of any and all personal information? I mean it's common sense.

Nuclear Jellyfish
Nuclear Jellyfish 3 months

and will any of them be punished ? no

🌹 Equality ✊ Freedom
🌹 Equality ✊ Freedom 3 months

These tech companies are acting like privacy Isa luxury... but here is the solution. Public ownership of all telecom services. Cheap-free broadband with no privacy concerns.

Pj
Pj 3 months

I been saying we all deserve to get paid from the company's doing this.

Barry
Barry 3 months

but you signed the eula just by being a customer

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