Documents show that the U.S. carrier at&t secretly to the law enforcement agencies to sell user data wegener肉芽肿

17 Nov

Documents show us operators AT& T secretly sold AT& user data to law enforcement agencies; T Phoenix Technology News Beijing on October 28th news, according to foreign media reports, a new paper published this week showed that the U.S. telecom operator AT& T is selling its user data access to local law enforcement agencies. AT& T, which was named Hemisphere, was previously considered to be a "cooperative" with the U.S. drug enforcement agency (DEA) in the fight against drugs". The project can access AT& T a lot of mobile phone metadata. Unlike other operators that will delete the stored metadata after a certain period of time, AT& T will save the user’s call time and location data for several years, dating back to 2008. But an internal document according to the news commentary website Daily Beast published this week showed that AT& T has been selling Hemisphere to the local police department access, the data obtained were used to investigate the murder and medical welfare fraud and other cases. Documents show that the local police agency to visit the annual cost of $100 thousand to $1 million, and the police only need to produce an administrative summons can be Hemisphere. It’s easier than getting a warrant because the former does not have to pass a judge. Until this Monday the disclosure of documents, the use of Hemisphere has been kept a secret, even the judge and lawyer, because AT& T and law enforcement agencies signed a confidentiality agreement, which means that the police can not be revealed in the survey using the AT& data provided by T. (compile sailing) to see more foreign interesting and novel technology news? That is to scan code concern outside the Language Society (micro signal: ifengwys) official WeChat bar.相关的主题文章: