Posts Tagged ‘kochava’

FTC Sues Location Data Broker – Kochava

Phone app location data brokers are a growing menace to our privacy and safety. All you did was click a box while downloading an app. Now the app tracks your every move and sends it to a broker, which then sells your location data to the highest bidder. So three cheers for the Federal Trade […]

FTC Sues Data Broker Kochava Over Alleged Sale of Location Data From Millions of Phones

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing data broker Kochava Inc, alleging that it sold geolocation data from hundreds of millions of mobile devices that can be used to trace individuals’ movements to and from “sensitive locations.” The agency announced the lawsuit in a press release on Aug. 29. It claims that data from Idaho-based Kochava is formatted […]

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