Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When “Location History” Is Turned Off

Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When “Location History” Is Turned Off By Andrea Germanos (CD) — Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on their devices. After all, the Google support page says, “With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored.” But a new Associated Press investigation showed how that is not really the case. Some Google apps still automatically collect users’ location markers—information it can use to benefit its advertising revenue. To…

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