Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Tracking Gone Wild

The list below won't be as long as the Girls Gone Wild series, but it should give pause nonetheless. With each new and inventive way to track an individual's location, comes the message that information about location is very, very important. So find below some of the latest and greatest ways to keep tabs on us, whether we like it or not:

(egadget, August 1, 2014)

(LBx Journal, July 30, 2014)

(The Telegraph, July 29, 2014)

(Bloomberg, July 2, 2014)

(Athens Banner-Herald, June 5, 2014)

Comment: The above list would suggest there are two main interwoven themes at the root of endeavors which are slowly chipping away at the individual's ability to keep personal location information private: security, and commercial pursuit of the almighty dollar.  

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