Friend of mine pointed me to this NBC News Video that explains in approximately 3 minutes how our smartphones (whether it be an Apple iPhone or Google Android Phone) are configured, by default, to track everywhere you go and keep a history of your movements. If you are not familiar with the settings on your phone that turn “on” this services, I highly recommend you take a moment, watch the video, and learn how to turn “off” these service.
How scary is this? I have an Android Smartphone and when I purchased the phone, I had turned the Google Location Services to “off”. I knew full well this was a tracking component; but, what I didn’t know was how powerful it was, until now.
For experimental purposes (and for benefit of this article), I turned the services back “on” and drove my wife to work. When I returned home I…
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