• Google says it told Sprint and T-Mobile not to sell Project Fi customers' location data

    6 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Back in June, Verizon and AT&T wrote a letter to Senator Ron Wyden , saying that they would no longer sell real-time customer location data to third party firms. As it turned out, neither carrier stopped this practice, and yesterday AT&T promised once more that it would cut out sales of this data to third parties. T-Mobile reportedly is winding down this practice and will stop it altogether in March. Verizon has contracts with four data brokers remaining, and is letting them wind down. After they expire, Verizon customers will have to agree to have their location data sold.
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  • Mobile carriers end data sharing with location aggregators; should marketers worry?

    Mobile carriers end data sharing with location aggregators; should marketers worry?

    6 monthes ago - By Marketing Land

    Carriers are not the only sources of location data; their moves won't be a significant blow to the ecosystem.
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