Category: GPS

Federal Agencies Use Cellphone Location Data for Immigration Enforcement

Free Text to SpeechByron Tau and Michelle Hackman | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Commercial database that maps movements of millions of cellphones is deployed by immigration and border authorities WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has bought access to a commercial database that maps the movements of millions of cellphones […]

All Four Major Wireless Carriers Hit With Lawsuits Over Sharing, Selling Location Data

All Four Major Wireless Carriers Hit With Lawsuits Over Sharing, Selling Location Data

iSpeech Karl Bode | TechDirt | Source URL We’ve noted repeatedly that if you’re upset about Facebook’s privacy scandals, you should be equally concerned about the wireless industry’s ongoing location data scandals. Not only were the major carriers caught selling your location data to any nitwit with a checkbook, they […]