All four major US carriers have promised to stop selling your location data after a company was caught providing unauthorized data to law enforcement

Business Insider | 5/25/2018 | Antonio Villas-Boas
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All four of the major US carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint have declared that they'll stop selling customer location data to certain data brokers on Tuesday after it was discovered that the data was being mishandled, according to Ars Technica.

The carriers' announcements come in response to an investigation by Senator Ron Wyden's (D-Ore.), as well as the beginnings of an FCC investigation.

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