Cell phone companies hold on to location data for years, providing information to police as well as other companies. (Photo is a SoftBank X02HT(HTC) taken by K.O.)

Cellphone Companies Will Share Your Location Data – Just Not With You

Cellphone companies hold onto your location information for years and routinely provide it to police and, in anonymized form, to outside companies. As they note in their privacy policies, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile all analyze your information to send you targeted ads for their own services or from outside companies. At least tens of thousands of […]

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