What Location Tracking Looks Like | Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Your cell phone company knows everywhere you go, twenty-four hours a day, every day. How concrete is this fact for you?It's very concrete for Malte Spitz, a German politician and privacy advocate. He used German privacy law â€” which, like the law of many European countries, gives individuals a right to see what private companies know about them â€” to force his cell phone carrier to reveal what it knew about him. The result? 35,831 different facts about his cell phone use over the course of six months.
This is fucking freaky! I suggest you check out the interactive map!