Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

How to Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location

According to an article By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries and Natasha Singer in the New York Times:

“At least 75 companies receive people’s precise location data from hundreds of apps whose users enable location services for benefits such as weather alerts, The New York Times found. The companies use, store or sell the information to help advertisers, investment firms and others.”

You can read more, including instructions on how to stop Android phones and Apple iPhones from collecting and giving this information away at: https://nyti.ms/2C1ZxHX.

Categories: Cell Phones, Online Privacy & Security

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