Report: T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Are Still Selling Your Location Data

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Report: T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Are Still Selling Your Location Data

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Post by bblhd672 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:47 pm

Report: T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Are Still Selling Your Location Data
https://www.americanpartisan.org/2019/0 ... tion-data/

I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... go-tmobile

Warrant-less tracking of your current location via your cell phone, by practically anyone.
Follow the money.
Who funds it?
Who benefits?
Who would want that kind of capability?
Who has the money to pay for research/deployment?
AT&T, after being caught (again), says (again) they will stop selling location data
https://m.phys.org/news/2019-01-att-loc ... okers.html
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Post by Keith B » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:48 pm

They may not provide your location, but most of your apps and iOS you agree to share it with the use agreement and they will sell it.
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Post by jason812 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:10 pm

I leave my location turned off. I have no idea if that stops the Man from tracking me but in my mind it does. I have Verizon but I bet they just as bad as the others.

Does the Blackphone really work?

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Post by bblhd672 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:00 pm

As one of the articles pointed out, all cell phones are traceable to within a certain radius, even with location services turned off, due to the way the cell tower system works.
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Post by C-dub » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:32 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:00 pm
As one of the articles pointed out, all cell phones are traceable to within a certain radius, even with location services turned off, due to the way the cell tower system works.
Yup!

Even before phones had gps stuff on them.
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Post by crazy2medic » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:38 pm

The only way you can drop off the grid is to turn off your phone and remove the battery! Otherwise the phone will ping the two closest cell towers
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