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California newspapers win 1-year exemption on labor rule for carriers

CLOSE A newspaper carrier loads up papers to be delivered before dawn. (Photo: Shawn Gust/Coeur d’Alene Press via AP) On the final day of California’s legislative session, the state’s newspaper industry won a temporary reprieve in a fight over pay for carriers. In the early hours of Saturday, the Assembly voted 62-4 to send AB170 to the governor’s desk. …

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States and 12 phone carriers agree to implement anti-robocall technology

As Congress considers legislation designed to put an end to robocalling, state attorneys general and 12 telephone companies intend to take action and on Thursday announced an agreement to implement spam call identification and blocking technology. While not a binding decree, the deal puts phone carriers under the gun to implement STIR/SHAKEN call authentication technology …

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Mobile carriers end data sharing with location aggregators; should marketers worry?

The collection and use of real-time mobile-location data has emerged as a critical piece of the larger data-privacy debate. A recent run of negative stories have conveyed the impression that location data usage by marketers is tantamount to spying on consumers. We’re also starting to see lawsuits, like one recently filed by the Los Angeles …

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After data leak, 3 of 4 US carriers vow to stop selling user location to third parties

If mobile phone owners were told that their wireless carriers were selling data about their real-time movements most people would be surprised if not horrified. Never mind that the official line in the industry is that all this data is “aggregated and anonymized.” Carriers are just one source of location data among many in the …

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