Location tracking apps and privacy implications

How much personal information can our phone apps gather through location tracking? To answer this question, two researchers – Mirco Musolesi (University of Bologna, Italy) and Benjamin Baron (University College London, UK) – carried out a field analysis using an … Read more

Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says

WASHINGTON — A navy arm of the intelligence group buys commercially out there databases containing location knowledge from smartphone apps and searches it for Individuals’ previous actions with out a warrant, in line with an unclassified memo obtained by The … Read more