• Your phone is also a surveillance device, and it's turning your life into a map

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Members of the new Congress plan to float a wide range of new privacy legislation this year, with location data at the heart of the debate.
    New laws will need to thread the needle between protecting personal information and enabling useful innovation .
    Our phones' GPS and location capabilities are a key part of what make them magical - enabling them to speed our commutes, hail rides, and find the devices when we lose them. These capabilities are also ground zero for the looming fight over defining the boundaries of privacy and acceptable uses of our personal information.
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