Cell Phone Histories Can Be Easily Purchased Online

Cell phone privacy has hit the news once again after Chicago police officers have been warned that their cell phone records can easily be purchased by anyone online. I remember sometime ago choosing to opt-out of the release of CPNI upon purchasing a new cell phone however it is still something people should do from time to time to ensure all of their currently used numbers are protected from anyone who might purchase such information. I view this as a protection for both caller and receiver.

Your phone records are for sale.
ABC News: Are Your Cell Phone Records for Sale Online?
Electronic Privacy Information Center

Opt Out of Releasing CPNI


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