Phone maker settles charges it let partner collect customers' text messages [telecom]

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Phone maker settles charges it let partner collect customers' text
messages

BLU phones sent a massive amount of data to firmware and data-mining
provider.

By Dan Goodin

Phone maker BLU is settling charges that it allowed a China-based
partner to collect a mountain of customers' personal data - including
full content of text messages, real-time locations, telephone numbers,
contacts, and installed apps - despite promises it would keep such
details private.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/phone-maker-settles-charges-it-let-partner-collect-customers-text-messages/

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