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Facebook Readying Location-Based Mobile Ad Product

Facebook Inc., owner the world’s largest social network, says it’s working on a location-based mobile-advertising product that will allow companies to target users with real-time data showing their whereabouts.


Opinion: GPS a privacy threat

Catherine Crump: Increasingly police are tracking our movements via our cell phones, an invasion that undermines our essential liberties


Supreme Court to decide whether police can attach GPS device to a car without a warrant

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether police investigators seeking to build a criminal case may put a tracking device on a car without first obtaining a search warrant.


Apple, Google, Facebook to talk privacy with Senate

A hearing later this week will point the lens on Apple, Google, and Facebook's mobile privacy policies. This follows last week's hearing about the same topic.


Police Raid Google's Seoul Unit

South Korean police raided Google's Seoul office as part of an investigation into whether the U.S. search giant's local unit has been illegally collecting individuals' private location data.


Apple blames iPhone tracking on 'bug'

Apple blames iPhone tracking on 'bug'

After a week of silence, Apple on Wednesday responded to widespread complaints about iPhones and iPads tracking their users' whereabouts by saying "the iPhone is not logging your location" and announcing an upcoming mobile software update.


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