T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Are Selling Customers’ Real-Time Location Data, And It’s Falling Into the Wrong Hands

T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling access to their customers’ location data, and that data is ending up in the hands of bounty hunters and others not authorized to possess it, letting them track most phones in the country.

Source: T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Are Selling Customers’ Real-Time Location Data, And It’s Falling Into the Wrong Hands

This is a very interesting article.  It seems if you carry a cell phone your privacy information is at stake for a price; $4.95.   Yup, for less than 5 bucks anyone who has you cell phone number can track you down within 200 meters.   Illegal you say?  Apparently not.

1 Response

  1. Mike says:

    Sounds like it is time to throw out the cell phone

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