Do you know how long your cell provider is storing your text messages, call logs, and other personal information? Find out here.
Wired magazine shares a document from the Department of Justice:
The single-page Department of Justice document, “Retention Periods of Major Cellular Service Providers,” (.pdf) is a guide for law enforcement agencies looking to get information — like customer IP addresses, call logs, text messages and web surfing habits – out of U.S. telecom companies, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
For a full look at the infographic, hit up the link below. If you’re not worried about a pretty presentation and want to check out the original document you can see a scan of it here.
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- Published 09/29/11