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Google served A 'Reverse Location' Search Warrant

9:25 pm on Aug 13, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Gothamist article is reporting that "Manhattan DA Got Innocent People's Google Phone Data Through A 'Reverse Location' Search Warrant"
Link: [gothamist.com...]

...a “reverse location” or “geofence” warrant, which gives authorities location information on Google users who have Android phones or use apps, such as Google Maps.

Court records show that this dragnet data request captured the location data of multiple people who were put under law enforcement scrutiny, even though they had nothing to do with the crimes under investigation.

For those people that say "I have nothing to hide" here is a case in point that shows that even if you are not "hiding" anything or in anyway involved with questionable activities, the invasion of your privacy may impact the lives of others that may rightfully or wrongfully "have something to hide".