I'm glad that articles like this by Tatum Hunter that walk you through how to opt out of cellular carrier tracking exist, but I'm sad they are necessary. This is exactly why we created the AweSIM service.

The whole world of technology has taken a wrong turn. The surveillance economy is not the way. I appreciate what Purim is doing, but it is hard to see how we change the business practices.

@railmeat I think it takes a combination of consumer demand (voting with their dollar for products that do respect privacy) and regulation (making it unlawful to collect and sell all this data).

@kyle Advertising is probably the least malicious thing the telcos do tracking your location. That information is routinely sold and leaked.

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