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‘Middlemen selling Americans' smartphone location to the highest bidder,' says senator

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Carriers are selling the locations of smartphone users to third-party companies without their consent, say legal experts and a senator...
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‘Middlemen selling Americans' smartphone location to the highest bidder,' says senator

‘Middlemen selling Americans' smartphone location to the highest bidder,' says senator

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple takes careful steps to protect your location data, requiring apps to ask for permission to access it, and allowing you to decide whether to permit foreground or background access - as well as displaying which apps have recently accessed your location.
But these protections are of limited value if carriers sell your location to third-party companies, which both legal experts and a senator say is the case today...
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