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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

3 monthes 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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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