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Comparison of Major Carriers’ Retention of Mobile Device Usage

Posted in Electronic Data Security

The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the U.S. Department of Justice compiled a summary in August 2010 of the retention periods of major cellular service providers of data transmitted to and from users’ mobile devices. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) obtained a copy of the foregoing report through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The contents of the report are interesting, to say the least.