UW Privacy Office

December 11, 2018

Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

Source: New York Times, Dec. 10, 2018

Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

Like many consumers, Ms. Magrin knew that apps could track people’s movements. But as smartphones have become ubiquitous and technology more accurate, an industry of snooping on people’s daily habits has spread and grown more intrusive.