How Google ‘Tricks’ Users Into Sharing Location Data

UPDATE: Google has corrected this behavior as of Android OS 5.0 (“Lollipop”). Soft Cloud Tech – Every time you turn on ‘Location’ services on an Android phone, you’re shown a ‘Location consent’ prompt, like this one: GPS is a ‘passive’ system – a GPS receiver figures out your geographic coordinates by finding a signal from at least three GPS satellites in …

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