Monday, May 13, 2013

Millions of phone records revealing age, address and even the websites you visited were offered for sale to police in controversial deal

The country’s largest mobile phone operator is selling details of the internet habits of its 27million customers.

The telecommunications giant EE has struck a deal with the research firm Ipsos Mori to pass on data including what websites smartphone users visit.

Ipsos Mori clients will be able to get other information such as the gender, age group and location of those conducting internet searches.