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This article explains well how our location data is used. While it goes into some detail on how children are also tracked, it doesn’t cover how dangerous this can be to vulnerable and marginalised people. Or how nytimes.com also exposes readers to similar trackers.

nytimes.com/interactive/2018/1 (Also posted to @indie)

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@laura @indie Trackers are indeed so ubiquitous that they are even present on news articles alerting about them. Also what is not explained is whether disabling features like GPS or revoking location permisssions for some apps is enough to stop the collection of such data.

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