The New York Times released an amazing report showing the full extent of how we are tracked via our smartphones. Obviously, it’s behind a paid wall, but if you can access it, the room is worth it.
After spending months browsing the data, tracking the movement of people across the country, and talking to dozens of data companies, technologists, lawyers, and academics studying this field, we feel the same. feeling of alarm. In the cities covered by the data file, it follows people from almost all neighborhoods and blocks, whether they live in mobile homes in Alexandria, Virginia, or in luxury towers in Manhattan. Research has revealed more than a dozen people visiting the Playboy Mansion, some overnight. Without much effort, we spotted visitors in the fields of Johnny Depp, Tiger Woods and Arnold Schwarzenegger, connecting the owners of the devices indefinitely to the residences.
: We are all followed all the time