The amount of press devoted to privacy issues appears to be increasing each week, and not only to report the piles of privacy breaches. Today, the Washington Post is reporting on the availability of cell phone records from online personal information brokers. The article is worth reading and highlights companies such as Best People Search.com. In a related story, the Electronic Privacy Information Center is calling on the FTC to investigate whether such companies are breaking the law.
- Washington Post Story: Online Data Gets Personal: Cell Phone Records for Sale
- San Luis Obispo Tribune Story: Privacy group asks FTC to probe online investigation firms
- Slashdot discussion: Slashdot | Cell Phone Records for Sale