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August 16, 2018 - 4:24 pm
By RYAN NAKASHIMA , Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they turn the setting off. The change comes days after an Associated Press...
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June 22, 2018 - 4:07 pm
By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police...
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June 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
FRANK BAJAK, AP Cybersecurity Writer Verizon is pledging to stop selling data to outsiders through intermediaries that can pinpoint the location of mobile phones, the Associated Press has learned. It is the first major U.S. wireless carrier to step back from a business practice that has drawn...
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