Android devices covertly send location data to Google even when users DISABLE the setting



Your Android smartphone could be tracking your every move, even when location services are switched off, it has emerged.
Handsets running the Google-developed operating system collect information about where you have been, transmitting it back whenever they connect to the internet.
They continue to do so, even when there is no SIM card inserted or apps running, it is claimed.
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PRIVACY CONCERNS  The finding raises worrying privacy concerns over the gathering of such detailed location data.
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21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 59
Source: Daily Mail
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