T-Mobile Sues LocateCell.com for Selling Your Cell Phone Records
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Remember last July when I told you that your cell phone records were available for sale? Well, if you didn’t get upset about that, you should have. And even if you haven’t, T-Mobile has.

T-Mobile has announced this week that they are suing LocateCell.com, and related data brokers, for selling their customers’ private cell phone records.


Explained Dave Miller, General Counsel to T-Mobile USA, “To further safeguard the privacy of our customers, T-Mobile is taking action to prosecute these online data brokers to the fullest extent permitted by the law. For the protection of all wireless customers, their illegal actions must be stopped.”

What does this mean to you? Well, it means that if you are a T-Mobile cell phone customers, chances are better than zero that LocateCell.com and their compatriots already have your cell phone records, and will sell them to anyone willing to pay the price, and will continue to do so unless stopped.

And if you’re not a T-Mobile customer? You can’t breathe easy either. T-Mobile may be the first carrier to pursue the data brokers under the law, but they are certainly not the only carrier whose customer records are out on the data market.

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