Mobile Carriers Appear To Have Made Empty Promises; Sell Location Data

Nearly a year ago, a scandal of US mobile carriers selling user location data was exposed. Following this, all the leading mobile operators in the country promised not to share or sell users’ data. However, this pledge turns out as fragile as a butterfly wing.

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is apprehensive about the carriers, who pledged to discontinue these practices. The senator said, “Major carriers pledged to end these practices, but it appears to have been more empty promises to consumers.”

Mobile Operators Continue to Sell User Location Data

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