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FTC Bans Outlogic (X-Mode) From Selling Sensitive Location Data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday prohibited data broker Outlogic, which was previously known as X-Mode Social, from sharing or selling any sensitive location data with third-parties. The ban is part of a¬†settlement¬†over allegations that the company “sold precise location data that could be used to track people’s visits to sensitive locations such as medical and