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Private intelligence firm uses location data to track individuals
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Private intelligence firm uses location data to track individuals

via VICE A private company named HYAS markets itself as a threat intelligence firm and uses location data collected from…
NSA releases new advisory, warns against giving away location data
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NSA releases new advisory, warns against giving away location data

Via the NSA and Ars Technica The NSA released a new advisory in August, cautioning readers to prevent data collection…
Google publishes anonymous location data, showing social distancing among countries
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Google publishes anonymous location data, showing social distancing among countries

Via Google Google has published an early version of their COVID-19 Community Mobility Report showing mobility and population differences in…
Law enforcement tracks location data without a warrant
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Law enforcement tracks location data without a warrant

Via Protocol In most cases we hear, law enforcement departments can only request location data from companies (Google, Uber, etc)…
The FCC confirms: Mobile providers broke law by selling location data [TechCrunch]
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The FCC confirms: Mobile providers broke law by selling location data [TechCrunch]

According to a letter provided to a chair of the Energy and Commerce Congressional Committee by the FCC Chairman Ajit…
Google gives specific user location data to feds [FORBES]
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Google gives specific user location data to feds [FORBES]

In an unprecedented case, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) asked Google for the records of user…
Every Step You Take: How the digital world tracks your real life location
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Every Step You Take: How the digital world tracks your real life location

It’s hard to go somewhere – anywhere these days – and not have one or more people, corporations, and governments…
Controlling Your Location Data on Mobile Devices
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Controlling Your Location Data on Mobile Devices

Leaking your location is a common and concerning privacy problem. Some of these mobile device leaks are very hard to…
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