Global Security Watch > Cell Phone Tracking
[The Open Society Paradox] In Missouri, the Department of Transportation is experimenting with using cell phone signals to track traffic patterns across...
[PrivacySpot.com - Privacy Law and Data Protection | nothing but privacy] Cell Phone Traffic: Wired is running a story about the Missouri Department of Transportation's plan to monitor cell phone usage in order to track traffic congestion. The plan is to use a computer to monitor traffic speeds by watching how quickly cell phones move from tower to tower.
[BizzyBlog.com] A Blizzard of Privacy-Related Stories: Chris Hoofnagle, senior counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said the changes do nothing to diminish his worries that Google is amassing “quite a trove of transactional and personal data” through its various services, which include e-mail, driving directions, photo-sharing, instant messaging and Web journals.
[Making a long story longer] Not caring: Modern cell phones can be pinpointed via GPS anyway, and if the rumor that the microphone on a cellphone can be activated remotely is true (it seems quite credible) and talented amateurs can listen in to supposedly private conversations, then what privacy concerned person would use a cell phone?
[Wireless.weblogsinc.com] Missouri Proposes Cellphone Tracking System to Monitor Traffic ...: If you live in Missouri and drive to work every day, your cellphone may soon be tracked by the state’s Department of Transportation in order to manage traffic flow. The proposed system will monitor cellphones and their movements to track up-to-the minute traffic conditions all over the state.
[Topix.net] Privacy News: IT is a Los Angeles landmark and features in many Hollywood hits, but Qantas cabin crew say they have been exposed to drug deals, threats of violence, noise and lack of privacy since the airline started putting .