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Google Promises to Remove Android Tracking When Location Services Disabled

     
6:45 pm on Nov 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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According to research by Quartz, Google still tracks a smartphone when a users has not inserted a SIM card, has turned off location services, and has not used any apps.
By the end of November, the company said, Android phones will no longer send cell-tower location data to Google, at least as part of this particular service, which consumers cannot disable. Google Promises to Remove Android Tracking When Location Services Disabled [qz.com]
7:07 pm on Nov 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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So the removal was in plan since the beginning or they have just decided to remove it because of the criticism and controversy?
 

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