Last year, a lawsuit was brought against wireless provider AT&T, claiming that it and other cell carriers aren’t doing much in the way of tracking down and disabling stolen phones. The plaintiffs alleged that wireless carriers turned a blind eye in order to sell new service to the thieves bringing stolen phones into stores while selling new […]
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Are Cellphone Companies Profiting From Tracking You?
By Chris Cooper on April 19, 2013 in Who’s Tracking
Today’s wireless carriers have access to more information about their users’ behaviors than ever before. For the longest time, they only used that data for their own marketing and systems planning. However, that is no longer the case, as service providers are looking for new sources of revenue. An increasing amount of wireless carriers are […]