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Smartphones Reveal God's-eye View of Human Behavior

By Vincent Chang - on 25 Apr 2011, 9:18am

Smartphones Reveal God's-eye View of Human Behavior

With the furor surrounding the recent discovery that the iPhone may be keeping a cache of your locations for at least a year, the issue of privacy is once again in the spotlight. However, there are some useful research from such data, provided that permission has been sought in advance.

Wall Street Journal - Apple and Google may be intensifying privacy concerns by tracking where and when people use their mobile phones—but the true future of consumer surveillance is taking shape inside the cellphones at a weather-stained apartment complex in Cambridge, Mass.

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