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William Galkin: Congress takes a look at cellphone location data and user privacy (access required)

Privacy is certainly a hot topic in Congress these days. However, as fast as bills are introduced to address the potential harm from ubiquitous gathering of personal information (five this year so far), new and seemingly more insidious methods of ...

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Senate panel grills Apple, Google on location data

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel is questioning executives from Apple and Google about why iPhones and handheld wireless devices running Google’s Android software store location data that can be used to track where their owners have been. The Senate Judiciary ...

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Apple denies iPhones store user location

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. denied Wednesday that iPhones store a record of their users’ movements for up to a year and blamed privacy concerns partly on a misunderstanding. A data file publicized by security researchers last week doesn’t store ...

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