NY Times Writes Ever-So-Scary GPS Privacy Story Just In Time For Halloween

NY Times Writes Ever-So-Scary GPS Privacy Story Just In Time For Halloween

An article by Laura M Holson in the New York Times tries its best to warn of the impending danger of GPS chips on mobile phones.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 23 october 2007

An article by Laura M Holson in the New York Times tries its best to warn of the impending danger of GPS chips on mobile phones. Yes, she admits it could be fun to know where your opted-in friends are but – after misleading the reader with a suggestion that 55% of US mobile phones carry GPS chips (only 17% of the US use GPS in all its formats including car-navigation) – she wonders:

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