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In a petition filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), privacy advocates have asked that even “anonymized” phone records be protected under the Communications Act, PCWorld reports. Section 222 of the act requires phone carriers to get customer consent before sharing data. The petitioners want the FCC “to issue a declaratory ruling that non-aggregate call records, purged of personal identifiers but with customers’ individual characteristics intact, are protected as ‘individually identifiable CPNI (customer proprietary network information)’ and phone carriers … must not sell the records without customers’ consent,” the report states. The petitioners allege AT&T violated the act by selling phone records to the Central Intelligence Agency.
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