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President Trump allows ISPs to share & sell customers’ private data

President Trump allows ISPs to share & sell customers’ private data

In his yet another controversial decision, U.S. President Donald Trump has repealed the rules that banned Internet service providers (ISPs) from selling their customers’ private information.

Thus, ISPs like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T are no longer be obligated to seek their customers’ consent before sharing or selling their private data. In other words, ISPs do not have to notify their customers about what sort of data they collect and share with others.

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions division suffers data breach

Verizon Enterprise Solutions division suffers data breach

In a Thursday announcement, bigwig US telecom firm Verizon said that a security vulnerability was recently detected -- and subsequently fixed -- on a client portal of its Verizon Enterprise Solutions division.

According to the disclosure made by Verizon about the security vulnerability, the data breach suffered by the Verizon Enterprise Solutions division -- which incidentally provides IT services to Fortune 500 companies -- largely involved the contact information of Verizon business customers.

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Verizon to sell part of its wireline operations

Verizon to sell part of its wireline operations

Verizon Communications would sell part of its wireline operations and lease over 11,000 of its towers to American Tower in a deal that is going to help it pay off recent wireless spectrum purchases.

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Verizon allows subscribers to ‘opt out’ of its user-tracking program

Verizon allows subscribers to ‘opt out’ of its user-tracking program

According to a New York Times report, US wireless carrier Verizon has said in a Friday statement that it will allow its subscribers to opt out of the company's controversial user-tracking program.

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