Google’s location history now used as a tool by law enforcement

While Google uses your location history, once enabled, primarily to send you targeted ads and other location-based services, we kind of knew that sooner or later, law enforcement would be using this as a tool to solve crimes and track suspects. There are a lot of murky waters when it …

Selling of location data must be investigated by the FCC, senators urge

T-Mobile, AT&T, and other telcos may need to be more careful this time in protecting the privacy of the consumers. Some US senators and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will go after companies and groups that may be selling location information of the Americans. This isn’t exactly a new thing …