Re: Mobile Carriers Cashing In On Mining Your Data
Oh yeah. The expression 'shoot first and ask questions later' rings very true here. There's no law that explicity says carriers can't do this with customer data, but there's certainly no precedent that they can either, and they're more than happy to occupy that grey area. Reminds me a lot of EULAs where, of course you could be agreeing to all sorts of ridiculous things, but it was accepted that nobody read them. EU courts eventually struck those down - I don't doubt if we'll see similar action against unsavory monitoring. For now, though, it's a legal wild west.