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Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

11 days ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

Nothing you can do can prevent your carrier from selling your live location data for the right price. And that price is a lot cheaper than you might think. Your location is...
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Verizon, AT&T Will Halt Broker Location Data Sales

7 monthes ago   |   Android Headlines

Verizon and AT&T have now promised to take a more considerate approach to the handling of consumer location data, vowing to stop sales of the information to certain data...
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Verizon Will No Longer Sell Real-Time Location Data To Brokers

Verizon Will No Longer Sell Real-Time Location Data To Brokers

7 monthes ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   3 articles

One of Verizon's business practices has drawn a lot of criticism recently. Many didn't like the fact that Verizon was selling data on its users to third-party brokers which...
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FCC investigates LocationSmart website for leaking location data for users of major US mobile carriers

7 monthes ago   |   Beta News

LocationSmart, a company based in Southern California, is under investigation by the FCC after it was discovered that its website made it possible for just about anyone to...
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FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones' location be exposed

FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones' location be exposed

8 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Sen. Ron Wyden , as seen on April 18, 2018. The Federal Communications Commission has taken preliminary steps to examine the actions of LocationSmart, a southern...
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Flaw in webpage demo could have allowed anyone to track cellphones on major U.S. providers

Flaw in webpage demo could have allowed anyone to track cellphones on major U.S. providers

8 monthes ago   |   Phone Arena

A company based in San Diego, LocationSmart of Carlsbad, collects real-time data on wireless mobile devices. A computer science student said in a report published today, that a...
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LocationSmart Bug Provided Easy Access to Real-Time Location Data of Millions of Phones

LocationSmart Bug Provided Easy Access to Real-Time Location Data of Millions of Phones

8 monthes ago   |   Mac Rumors

Robert Xiao, a computer science student at Carnegie Mellon, recently discovered a vulnerability in LocationSmart 's website that made the real-time location of millions of...
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Service leaked locations of US cell phones for free, no password required

Service leaked locations of US cell phones for free, no password required

8 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / An image from the LookSmart website. A little-known service has been leaking the real-time locations of US cell phone users to anyone who takes the time to exploit...
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All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

8 monthes ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

The tech is provided by LocationSmart and seamlessly works in the background. It's hard to believe that much of anything is truly private these days. Between smartphones, the...
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Senator furious at police's easy ability to get real-time mobile location data

Senator furious at police's easy ability to get real-time mobile location data

8 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The digital privacy world was rocked late Thursday evening when The New York Times reported on Securus, a prison...
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