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I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone - Motherboard

Pending submission by MrPlow at 2019-01-08 19:26:53
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T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling access to their customers’ location data, and that data is ending up in the hands of bounty hunters and others not authorized to possess it, letting them track most phones in the country.

Source: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/nepxbz/i-gave-a-bounty-hunter-300-dollars-located-phone-microbilt-zumigo-tmobile [vice.com]


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