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Your phone is tracking you

Discussion in 'The Main Board' started by Atlas, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Atlas

    Atlas Administrator Staff Member

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    I know it's a YouTube, but I cant find it elsewhere. This is a news clip of a reporter who bought a brand new phone, did not add service to it, and travelled around with it in their pocket for a day. They then had a look at what data it stored. If you haven't seen this, please watch.
     
  2. twp

    twp Administrator Staff Member

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    I held my nose and allowed Google (and Youtube) to run on my system for four minutes.
    It appears that the mere act of buying those phones is implied consent for the tracking and recording of data by Google.

    I hope nobody wonders why I rail against Google... or why I don't own a cellphone...

    "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" author not specified.

     
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