Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users

Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich is suing Google claiming they illegally tracked Android users’ location without their consent and even when the location tracking features had been manually disabled, the Washington Post reports. The suit says Google kept location tracking running in the background for certain features, like Google web searches and Chrome browser, even when users disabled location tracking

Skeptic
Skeptic
FourAncientWhiteElephants
FourAncientWhiteElephants 1 months

Not only is your location running when you think it's turned off, so is your camera and microphone. You consented to your every private moment and personal detail being collected for corporate use and sale! Also the government is collecting those details.

Thomas
Thomas 1 months

i hope this actually goes somewhere

Unity.Nat
Unity.Nat 0 months

I say we arrest the Google CEO for stalking and abusing personal privacy while freezing all of Google's Assets and services

Elaine
Elaine 0 months

The reality is, this has been happening for quite some time. Also, I read that Google was releasing our movements, to the government, to determine if lockdowns were working, to curve the spread of cv19. If your tv's have cameras on them, put black tape over them. If you are talking on your phone, you are being recorded, if you are in the vicinity of your phone (not on them) your conversations are being recorded. Put your phone in another room. If you are next to someone else's phone, that phone is recording you. People who have been running around getting ancestry DNA tests, one company released that information to the government, who used something like a 3rd cousin DNA to track back to a murderer. If you stress over this continually, it will drive you insane, so don't. A friend of mine, pulled up Google maps one day, while at my house, and showed me pictures that were taken in front of my house, months before the lockdown, on that app. I won't even get into the thousands of satellites that rotate around the earth. You should always remember this, however, try not to let it ruin your life.

Marvis
Marvis 0 months

Is this some kind of joke or did they really just figure this out? Like you literally only need to disable location and open chrome to still see they show content relevant to your location (even on a clean flash). If you are in a non-English speaking country, Google search will automatically change language, even if your phone is set to English and all visible location options are already off.

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