Location Tracking: A Pervasive Problem in Modern Technology

Schoen, Seth
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/12/location-tracking-pervasive-problem-modern-technology

Publisher:  Electronic Frontier Foundation
Date Written:  11/12/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15512

NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it into a tool for surveillance. One technique involved web cookies, while another involved mobile apps disclosing their location to location-based services.

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