Friday, July 08, 2005

Online Data Gets Personal: Cell Phone Records for Sale

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.

2 comments:

Reverse Cell trace said...

I think these services are a very important part of many people's lives, acting as a lifeline for people to find the information they need quickly and easily.

Anonymous said...

is it possible for a defense lawyer to obtain cell phone records of a plaintiff without that individual's authorization?