|US carriers selling access to your real-time location data|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2018-05-16 20:28:00|
Four of the largest cell giants in the US are selling your real-time location data to a company that you've probably never heard about before.
In case you missed it, a senator last week sent a letter demanding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigate why Securus, a prison technology company, can track any phone "within seconds" by using data obtained from the country's largest cell giants, including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, through an intermediary, LocationSmart.
Well, at least your messaging app is end-to-end encrypted, right?
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