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ACLU And EFF Sue Justice Department To Uncover Records Of Cell Phone Tracking (7/1/2008)

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WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a lawsuit today urging a federal court to order the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over records related to . . . → Read More: “Can you find me now? Good! Can You Find Me Now? Good!”

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Does your cell phone give away your location?

That’s a common question, and the simple answer is, ‘sometimes yes; sometime no.’

Cell phones regularly transmit update information back to the mobile telephone switching office (MTSO). This data is sent when you turn on your phone, at regular intervals while the phone is turned on but not in use, and when you turn off . . . → Read More: Does your cell phone give away your location?