Topic: location based services
Analyst Chetan Sharma said there is not much regulatory oversight as to how consumer data is shared.
Location technology company Polte Corporation announced it has raised $12.5 million in strategic funding.
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The top U.S. wireless carriers have told the FCC they stopped selling customer location data to third-party aggregators.
AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint became embroiled in a pair of scandals involving location data and bail bond firms.
The mobile operators have pledged to discontinue their relationships with location aggregators. But their pledges are completely voluntary.
The U.S. wireless industry has been caught in a fresh scandal.
The city of Los Angeles alleges that the Weather Channel app has deceived its users into sharing their location in order to profit from the data.
In a new 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court said police need to obtain a warrant before they can get location data from the nation’s wireless operators.
Following an inquiry by a senator on the issue, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint pledged to stop providing customers’ location data to brokers.