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Verizon facing criticism over use of customer data information

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Oct 2012, 21:25

Issues are being raised about whether Verizon’s practice of selling aggregated, albeit anonymous, customer data treads too close to violating the Wiretap Act...

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posted on 20 Oct 2012, 22:50

1. mkl4466 (Posts: 53; Member since: 25 Sep 2008)

So Verizon wants to supplement it's revenue by chopping up and repackaging usage statistics. How much is one user's usage information worth? If information about me is valuable, I should get a discount for allowing my information to be sold. The information they are selling is ours, isn't it? Don't we deserve the revenue generated from its sale?

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