Carriers selling your location to bounty hunters: It was worse than we thought


Remembering last month that AT & T, T-Mobile and Sprint did not immediately fulfill their promise not to sell mobile phone real-time locations to shaded third parties

Well, The motherboard doubled the investigation that uncovered these, and today we are reporting it. Scandals can be bigger than we thought. By the end of 2017, an indirect data broker called LocationSmart sold its data to a third data broker called CerCareOne. 250 bounty hunters and bail creditors seek real-time locations for AT & T, T-Mobile or Sprint mobile phones for a fee.

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