Google to offer opt-out tool for Wi-Fi location tracking

By Jos
Sep 14, 2011
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  1. Google has announced that it will offer owners of residential Wi-Fi routers around the world the option of removing their devices from a registry it uses to determine mobile users'…

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  2. there was another case where google was being thrown to court for being google, i.e people with no respect for human beings, where they made an function to disable the thing which they went to court for, only, it didn't actually work, and it wasn't fixed.

    just stick to DuckDuckGo. (
  3. TekGun

    TekGun TS Booster Posts: 156   +17

    Shouldn't the default be an offer to opt in?

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    GPS receivers are now integrated in many mobile phones. ..... As of March 2008, there are 31 actively broadcasting satellites in the GPS constellation...

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    and they plan on launching another 24 by 2014
    for a total of 60

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