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Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data
The lawsuits come after a Motherboard investigation showed AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile sold phone location data that ended up with bounty hunters, and The New York Times covered an instance of Verizon selling data.
informationOwnership  informationObscurity  ISP  corporateCorruption  userIsTheProduct 
may 2019 by joeybaker
Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data
The lawsuits come after a Motherboard investigation showed AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile sold phone location data that ended up with bounty hunters, and The New York Times covered an instance of Verizon selling data.
ISP  userIsTheProduct  corporateCorruption  informationObscurity  informationOwnership 
may 2019 by joeybaker
A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after information about her debit card was shared when it shouldn't have been.
A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.
userIsTheProduct  securityNegligence  corporateCorruption  informationOwnership 
april 2019 by joeybaker
California Becomes 20th State to Introduce Right to Repair This Year
California just introduced Right to Repair legislation, making it the 20th state to propose legislation in 2019 and the second year in a row Right to Repair has been considered in California.
localizedGovernment  intellectualProperty  informationOwnership  corporateIndemnity  corporateConsolidation  win 
march 2019 by joeybaker

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