Posts Tagged ‘location’

Another Day, Another Massive Cellular Location Data Privacy Scandal We’ll Probably Do Nothing About

We’ve noted a few times now that while Facebook gets a lot of justified heat for its privacy scandals, the stuff going on in the cellular data and app market in regards to location data makes many of Facebook’s privacy issues seem like a grade-school picnic. That’s something that was pretty well highlighted by the […]

Chinese Government Gets Real Time Location Tracking Data On Electric Vehicles

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US Switching to Ukraine as Location to Start World War III Against Russia

The United States Government is now treating Ukraine as if it were a NATO member, and on September 27th donated to Ukraine two warships for use against Russia. This is the latest indication that the US is switching to Ukraine as the locale to start World War III, and from which the nuclear war is to be […]

Why Is Antarctica The Only Location On Our Planet That Is Forbidden For Civilians?

What comes into the mind of a regular human being when Antarctica is being mentioned? Off course, the first associations are the cold climate and sub-zero temperatures, harsh territory, mystery structures under the ice, penguins. But not many of us know the fact that Antarctica is the only location on our planet that is forbidden […]

Google Tracking User Data Even When ‘Location History’ Is Off

New investigation by Associated Press shows how iPhone and Android users’ location data is still recorded even when they have been misled to believe it isn’t by Andrea Germanos, guest writer Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on […]

Google Tracking User Data Even When ‘Location History’ Is Off

New investigation by Associated Press shows how iPhone and Android users’ location data is still recorded even when they have been misled to believe it isn’t by Andrea Germanos, guest writer Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on […]

Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When “Location History” Is Turned Off

By Andrea Germanos (CD) — Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on their devices. After all, the Google support page says, “With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored.” But a new Associated Press investigation showed how […]

Google Tracks Your Location Even When You Explicitly Tell It Not To

If you’ve ever felt that Google was watching your every move even when you told it not to, a new investigation has just vindicated your suspicions. The Associated Press conducted an investigation and found that Google stores Android and iPhone users’ location data even when they have chosen privacy settings to prevent the company from […]

Stanford’s Most Successful Remote Viewer Reveals Location Of 4 Alien Bases On Earth

The Facts: The U.S. had a program called STARGATE. It ran for 25 years, where remote viewing was highly successful. Many of the ‘viewers’ have since been speaking about their ET encounters. One of them identified the location of 4 ET bases here on Earth. Reflect On: Why are so many people from within this […]

What No One Is Telling You About The Recent SCOTUS Ruling On Cell Phone Location Information

By Johanna Faust – “ah, Mephistophelis.” Recently the Supreme Court ruled that to access to the vast amount of information, logged by your cellphone many times per minute on exactly where you have been and for how long, that the cellphone provider keeps for five years, a warrant is required. Fantastic. Obvious, right? […]

Supreme Court Says Warrant Necessary for Phone Location Data

Supreme Court Says Warrant Necessary for Phone Location Data June 22nd, 2018 Via: Cnet: The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy. In a 5-4 decision on Friday the justices said that police need warrants to gather phone location data as […]

U.S. Cell Carriers Are Selling Access to Real-Time Phone Location Data

U.S. Cell Carriers Are Selling Access to Real-Time Phone Location Data May 17th, 2018 Via: zdnet: Four of the largest cell giants in the US are selling your real-time location data to a company that you’ve probably never heard about before. In case you […]

Police Can Find The Location of Any Phone In The Country In Seconds

Last Thursday the New York Times published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement has access to a system that can geo-locate nearly any phone in the country without an officer necessarily having a court order. The website Motherboard has published the letters that Senator Ron Wyden sent to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and telecommunications companies demanding answers […]

Gay dating app Grindr ‘exposed millions of users’ location’

Grindr is the world’s largest dating app for gay, bixsexual, transgender and queer people according to its website. Trever Faden, founder of property management company Atlas Lane, discovered a flaw in Grindr’s Application programming interface (API) that allowed users to find data that was previously unavailable, including deleted photos, which users had blocked them from […]

Staying safe when SHTF: How to defend your Bug Out Location

(Natural News) With all the threats in today’s world, there may come a time when you have to consider your best survival plans. What if you were forced to leave your home behind, do you have a place you can retreat to? Are you prepared to defend yourself and your loved ones […]

Your Mobile Phone Can Give Away Your Location, Even If You Tell It Not To

February 6, 2018 By Guevara Noubir, Northeastern University U.S. military officials were recently caught off guard by revelations that servicemembers’ digital fitness trackers were storing the locations of their workouts – including at or near military bases and clandestine sites around the world. But this threat is not limited to Fitbits […]

Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US army bases

Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a fitness tracking company. The details were released by Strava in a data visualisation map that shows all the activity tracked by users of its app, which allows people to record their […]

Androids caught secretly reporting location data regardless of opt-out

Android users, are you wary about being tracked via your phone’s location data? …So worried that you turn off location services for apps in your settings? …So cautious that you haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card? Well, that’s all been an exercise in futility! A new report from […]

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled November 21st, 2017 Shocker. Via: Quartz: Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier […]

Google admits it tracked user location data even when the setting was turned off

Android phones gather your location data and send it to Google, even if you’ve turned off location services and don’t have a SIM card, Quartz reported today. The term “location services” oftentimes refers to exact GPS data for app usage, such as Google Maps finding your best commute route, or Uber figuring out exactly where […]

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