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Privacy: Location-Tracking and Startups

A collection of articles about Privacy - with focus on Location tracking and Telecommunications companies

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Article techcrunch.com

MoviePass CEO proudly says the app tracks your location before and after movies | TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Everyone knew the MoviePass deal is too good to be true — and as is so often the case these days, it turns out you're not the customer, you're the product...

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Article marketingland.com

Snapchat bulks up location-based ad targeting & launches in-store analytics tool - Marketing Land - Marketing Land (2018)


Advertisers can now target ads based on a radius around a specific geographic point, or a location type -- like a beach, movie theater, or university.

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Article qz.com

The University of Arizona is tracking students' locations to predict dropouts — Quartz - Quartz


At the University of Arizona, school officials know when students are going to drop out before they do. The public college in Tucson has been quietly collecting data on its firs...

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Article developer.mozilla.org

Geolocation API - Web APIs | MDN - MDN Web Docs


The Geolocation API allows the user to provide their location to web applications if they so desire. For privacy reasons, the user is asked for permission to report location inf...

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Palantir picks up more COVID-19 contracts, this time with the VA - TechCrunch


Palantir, the data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, is already an active tech player in the scrum for federal contracts, but it’s playing a new and increasingly prom...

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Article apnews.com

Google tracks your movements, like it or not || AP Exclusive - AP News


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation...

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Article mashable.com

Credit card companies are ditching old-school travel alerts for always-on location tracking - Mashable


Banks, as well as credit and debit card issuers, are increasingly opting for location tracking to secure accounts for travelers.

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Opinion | How to Stop the Abuse of Location Data - Foursquare - The New York Times (2019)


There are no formal rules for what is ethical — or even legal — in the location data business. That needs to change. In the op-ed, Jeff (Foursquare’s CEO) outlines what he th...

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