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Social Mapping Firms Track Cellphone Users

July 18, 2007

Social Mapping Firms Track Cellphone Users

It's a common question asked among friends: "Where are you?"

Sam Altman decided to answer that question with social mapping technology...

While both services offer ways to turn off location tracking, what concerns Electronic Frontier Foundation privacy attorney Kevin Bankston is how information on your whereabouts could be used against you in the future.

"In a legal case government or civil litigants could serve a subpeona and demand you hand over the history of everywhere you've been," said Bankston.

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