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Duo Labs: Data Companies Are Watching Me

Every day, code embedded in mobile applications silently collects the location of hundreds of millions of unsuspecting users. This data is purchased by location data brokers who use it to offer marketing analytics, provide targeted advertisements, or simply resell access to the data to other companies. In this post, Jordan Wright shows how he requested his data from these location data brokers, details what information he received, and talks through why the existing rights and processes just aren’t working for the average person.

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