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FCC plans to take action over wireless real-time location data disclosures

FCC plans to take action over wireless real-time location data disclosures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai said Friday the telecommunications regulator plans to take action against at least one unnamed wireless carrier over the apparent unauthorized sale of real-time location data from users. The FCC said in May 2018 it was referring reports that a website flaw could have allowed [...]

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Italy antitrust fines telecom groups over billing practices

Italy antitrust fines telecom groups over billing practices

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust authority said on Friday it had fined Italy’s top four phone operators a total of 228 million euros ($253 million) for breaching competition rules by collectively agreeing to raise their prices. The watchdog opened a probe against Telecom Italia, Vodafone, CK Hutchison’s unit Wind Tre and Swisscom’s Fastweb in 2018, [...]

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Mastercard Wants to Give You Fast Access to Cash — Using Only Your Cell Phone

Mastercard Wants to Give You Fast Access to Cash — Using Only Your Cell Phone

“Americans may soon be able to withdraw cash from ATMs around the country using only their phones. While there are several clear benefits, especially for those without a bank account or debit card, there may also be security risks, according to some experts.   Mastercard and a technology partner, Pin4, have been rolling out a [...]

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