• T-Mobile quietly reported a sharp rise in police demands for cell tower data

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    T-Mobile has reported a small decline in the number of government data requests it receives, according to its latest transparency report, quietly published this week .
    The third-largest cell giant in the U.S. reported 459,989 requests during 2018, down by a little over 1 percent on the year earlier. That includes an overall drop in subpoenas, court orders, and pen registers and trap and trace devices used to record the incoming and outgoing callers; however, the number of search warrants issues went up by 27 percent and wiretaps increased by almost 3 percent.
    The company rejected 85,201...
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