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US telcos agree to curb location sharing amid rising concerns over online privacy

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Amid heightened public scrutiny over online privacy, US telcos Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have pledged to stop sharing subscribers’ location data with anonymous data brokers.

The policy turnaround from all four of the US’ largest wireless network providers came on the back of inquiries from Oregon Senator Ron Wyden who has been probing the location-sharing economy.

Full article published on The Drum and available here.