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House Investigating Company Selling Phone Location Data to Government Agencies

A Democratic-led committee said it was conducting an investigation of the products sold by data broker Venntel.

The Democratic-led House Committee on Oversight and Reform has opened an investigation into the sale of the location data drawn from millions of U.S. mobile phones to law-enforcement agencies. Venntel Inc. is a Virginia-based data broker and software company that has contracts with the Department of Homeland Security.

Source: House Investigating Company Selling Phone Location Data to Government Agencies – WSJ

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