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Major Phone Companies Pledge to Stop Selling Your Real-Time Location Data

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According to the Associated Press, telecom companies AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon recently stated that they won’t provide their customers’ location data to third-party data brokers. A New York Times report in May touched off a major scandal by describing the ways location data, which all four major carriers in the U.S. share with data brokers like LocationSmart, can be abused. This is a good step forward for these companies to make to help protect their customers data.

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