Data-broker implicated in bounty-hunters' access to mobile location data lobbied FCC to fight consent for sharing location data


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/01/23/fictional-consent.html


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Ugh, We see this weasel word shit every time we load an App on our phones.

“‘You authorize the {Us} and {whoever we say} to use {w_hatever they want_} for {something vague} and protecting you from fraud”


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Since politicians are manifestly too corrupt to do anything about this, it seems like a job for a ballot initiative. E.g. sell consumer location data of residents of state X and we throw your CEO in jail.


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