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

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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