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All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

8 monthes ago   |   By iMore

The tech is provided by LocationSmart and seamlessly works in the background.
It's hard to believe that much of anything is truly private these days. Between smartphones, the internet, and everything else, so much of our data and lives are on full display for various businesses to see. Recently, it was discovered that all four of the major United States carriers provide your real-time location info to third-parties thanks to a loophole in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
How'd this matter come to light? Between 2014 and 2017, former sheriff Cory Hutcheson used a service called...
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Some Googlers quiting over continued work w/ U.S. military on drones, machine learning

Some Googlers quiting over continued work w/ U.S. military on drones, machine learning

8 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Since news emerged in March that Google was working with the U.S. military to use machine learning to analyze drone footage, some employees have been debating and protesting the decision. Many Googlers have expressed discontent through a petition, while others are now beginning to quit over the matter.
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