Permissionless data slurping: Why Google’s latest bombshell matters • The Register

Somebody else than just your mobile operator gets to know where you are:

According to an old Chinese proverb: “When a wise man points at the Moon, an idiot looks at his finger.” Google may have been hoping that you were examining a finger, not reading a Quartz story yesterday, which reveals how Android phones send location data to Google without you even knowing it.


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