Do you want to know which US networks are best able to monitor your movements and messages? An FBI manual offers some answers.
FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel wants to know who has visibility of usage data before deciding if a foreign-owned business can provide comms services to Americans.
Does anyone in your RA team know how to read a call detail record (CDR)?
Gregory Lewis was convicted of kidnapping and murdering an employee of a Verizon store he wanted to rob. His lawyers argued otherwise, but CDRs showed Lewis was at the location of each crime.
From satellite tracking to CDR data to contact-tracing apps, many mechanisms are being used to monitor people’s movements. This raises concerns about the balance between health and privacy.
Investigation work by security consultancy Cybereason found that a group of state-sponsored hackers have been gradually infiltrating telco networks since at least 2012.
The first leak from whistleblower Ed Snowden concerned the mass collection of CDRs from US telcos. Now the Trump administration is quietly ending that NSA program.
Tracking the movement of people improves decision-making after natural disasters or outbreaks of disease. It can also improve commercial decisions too.
Posts on talkRA rightly focus on the life and times of the RA practitioner but for a moment let’s reflect on a primary object of…