All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SK Telecom’

South Korea Changing Cellular Service Policies

South Korea plans to further implement a new blacklisting policy regarding mobile device distribution on May 1st, in an effort to breakup telecom monopolies in that country. The new deal would make mobile devices more readily available for sale, allowing consumers to pick up phones in malls, supermarkets, gas stations, device manufacturer factory stores, etc. SK Telecom and KT are …

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Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data

Five men working as subcontractors for South Korea’s two largest mobile providers have been arrested for illegally acquiring and selling personal information and location data from likely hundreds of thousands mobile users. The men, who were doing online field tracking services for SK Telecom and KT, developed software that would secretly log the user data, and then turn around and …

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