- AT&T says it'll stop selling location data amid calls for federal investigation Philly.com
- AT&T to stop selling users' location data to brokers MarketWatch
- T-Mobile and Sprint say they're cracking down on customer location data access PhoneDog
- AT&T will sever ties with location aggregators as well Engadget
- Lawmakers demand answers from data providers over sale of location data CBS News
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AT&T said Thursday that it will stop selling its customers' location data to third-party service providers after a report this week said the information was winding up in the wrong hands.
AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge.
Days after some a report revealed that some U.S. carriers were selling customer location data that was ending up in the hands of bounty hunters, some of the operators have vowed to put an end to the practice.
Earlier this week, a Motherboard report described just how it easy it was for anyone to get the location of another person's phone. By handing over $300 to a bo...
A report finds T-Mobile and other providers sold data to third parties