Location Tracking: A Pervasive Problem in Modern Technology
Date Written: 2013-12-11
Publisher: Electronic Frontier Foundation
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.