AT&T sued for selling its customers’ location data


Back in May, we told you that all four major U.S. carriers were defendants in class action suits claiming that each of them sold their customers’ location data. This followed a report in The New York Times the previous May that explained how carriers sell location data to third-party firms who then sell that information to advertisers, law enforcement agencies and others. Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a suit against AT&T (via The Verge) that seeks class-action status on behalf of the carrier’s California subscribers.
Besides AT&T, other …

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