AT&T claims selling user location data wasn’t illegal, but stops doing it

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We reported about two weeks ago that all four major carries in the United States are defendants in class action suits, which claim that they sold user location data to third-party companies. Well, it looks like the issue isn’t whether or not they did it, but how and why.

AT&T has just confirmed in a letter made public on Friday that it did nothing illegal when it decided to sell the user location data of its customers, The Verge reports. Apparently, the carrier has found a loophole in the law, which allowed it sell specific user data to third-party firms.

According to the letter …

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