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larryloeb
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11/5/2015 | 1:49:58 PM
Re: Mobile Carriers Cashing In On Mining Your Data
It may not be a new concept, but just selling behavior of consumers without an opt-in doesnt pass the smell test.

It just seems like exploitation.
larryloeb
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larryloeb,
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10/31/2015 | 10:41:28 AM
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Yeah, that's what i thought and for the same reasons. 

The lack of transparency here is not good.

One yellow flag raised.
larryloeb
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10/30/2015 | 9:55:20 AM
Re: does the consumer have a recourse?
I don't know if there is an opt-out mechanism.

It would be done by the individual carrier, I think.
larryloeb
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10/29/2015 | 6:48:32 PM
Re: Mobile Carriers Cashing In On Mining Your Data
>a new recipe, but it's the same great taste we're used to.

 Yeah, but the telcos just suck it out as profit.

Even though it uses what customers give then, they don't share the rewards with them.

And the EU telcos seems to be very very scared of it.
larryloeb
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larryloeb,
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10/29/2015 | 4:48:06 PM
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I dont think even most sophisticated users know about this one.

If they charge for the service, do they acknowledge this in the EULA?

Everyone go check your carrier's privacy standtement.


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