FCC Questions Mobile Carriers Over Location Privacy

Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Rosenworcel is questioning wireless carriers about their policies regarding customers’ location data. “Given the highly sensitive nature of this data — especially when location data is combined with other types of data, the ways in which this data is stored and shared with third parties is of utmost importance to consumer safety and privacy,” Rosenworcel stated Tuesday in letters to AT&Charter and 13 other large companies offering mobile broadband service.

Link: FCC Questions Mobile Carriers Over Location Privacy
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