FCC plans fines for carriers for failing to protect phone location data

FCC plans fines for carriers for failing to protect phone location data

The FCC is expected to slap four major US mobile phone companies with hundreds of millions of dollars in fines for not protecting customers’ real-time location information. As per reports, companies including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon have been informed by the FCC that they will soon receive notices of the fines.

KCooper
KCooper
ffcSquall
ffcSquall 3 months

$50 million is nothing more than a drop in the bucket for these companies. Something else needs to be done.

mantico
mantico 3 months

How does Ajit Pai still have a job?

TehChuckles
TehChuckles 3 months

can I be reimbursed for my information now?

michael
michael 3 months

capitalism sure is a good thing for humans isn't it?

Mozgus
Mozgus 3 months

This is buttwipe money for these companies.

anthony
anthony 3 months

I'm sure fines like this are calculated as part of the cost of doing business. The government gets a piece of the action and the carriers still come out ahead. Just another day at the office really.

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