Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

FCC to Propose Fines Over Wireless Location Data Disclosure

Margaret Harding McGill, Axios:

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai told lawmakers Friday he intends to propose fines against at least one U.S. wireless carrier for sharing customers’ real-time location data with outside parties without the subscribers’ knowledge or consent.

This is a direct result of excellent reporting last year by Joseph Cox at Vice and two years ago by Jennifer Valentino-DeVries in the New York Times.