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FTC bars data broker X-Mode Social from selling sensitive location data, restricts other location-data sharing

By Madeline Hughes
  • 09 Jan 2024 22:48
  • 09 Jan 2024 22:48
The US Federal Trade Commission barred data broker X-Mode Social from selling “sensitive” location data and restricted its use of more general location information in a first-of-its-kind settlement today unanimously approved by the commission's three members.
The agreement bars X-Mode Social and its successor Outlogic from selling sensitive location data

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Madeline Hughes


Madeline is a data privacy and security reporter based in Washington, DC. She got her start in journalism in local news, covering anything and everything in Maryland, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts before coming to DC to report on tech.

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