Here’s What Those Phone Charging Lockers Are Doing With Your Personal Information

Mall kiosks gather email addresses and phone numbers, and it’s not all about your security

Eric Ravenscraft
OneZero

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Illustration: Lily Padula

PPhone charging lockers — the kind you’ll find in malls, airports, and stores like Banana Republic — solve a simple problem. They let you charge your phone without tying you to a…

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Eric Ravenscraft
OneZero

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.