Sunday, 17 December 2023

Google moves to end geofence warrants, a surveillance problem it largely created

by Rose White

Google will soon allow users to store their location data on their devices rather than on Google’s servers, effectively ending a long-running surveillance practice that allowed police and law enforcement to tap Google’s vast banks of location data to identify potential criminals. The use of so-called “geofence warrants” have exploded in recent years, in large […]

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