by CIO Staff

T-Mobile Customers Get Temporary Protection from Record-Peddlers

Jan 26, 20061 min

A Superior Court Judge in King County, Wash. has granted a temporary restraining order against at least two companies that allegedly peddled T-Mobile customer records, CNET reports.

Data Find Solutions, 1st Source Information Specialists and related companies and individuals were ordered to cease procurement and sales of T-Mobile customer cell phone records.  T-Mobile filed a lawsuit against said companies on Monday.

T-Mobile accused Data Find Solutions and 1st Source of owning or operating websites that dealt in the sale of T-Mobile customer records, like and

The temporary restraining order prohibits the companies from obtaining T-Mobile records in any way, as well as selling this information, even if they had already obtained it.

A preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for February 24.

Check out T-Mobile Aims to Stop Call Record Sales for more on the subject.

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