In a detailed story published yesterday, The New York Times explained how several popular Android and iOS apps – some designed to simply bring you weather and sports updates – are tracking your precise location round the clock, and then selling that data to third parties. The NYT‘s review of four months’ worth of data from a single person from upstate New York shows that her location was recorded 8,600 times, or once every 21 minutes on average. That means it’s all too easy to track her movements from her home to the school where she works, as well as her…

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