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The Wall Street Journal reports that the FCC is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in fines from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
The fines stem from carriers' failure to prevent unauthorized third parties from accessing real-time location data, even after they told Congress they would. The FCC did not offer any of the carriers a settlement, though the fines are still pending and can be challenged.
Mario Aguilar (@mariojoze) is a former senior editor at Protocol. Previously, he was the deputy editor of Gizmodo, where he started as an editorial assistant back when Steve Jobs was still alive. Before that he attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and cut his teeth as an intern at Wired and KQED Public Radio in San Francisco.