The accumulated data: German politician Malte Spitz demonstrated the power of geolocation data by making six months of his daily whereabouts available to journalists.
Zeit Online (Mar 2011), “Tell-all telephone,” researchers were able: Manlio De Domenico, Antonio Lima, and Mirco Musolesi (18–), “Interdependence and predictability of human mobility and social interactions,” Nokia Mobile Data Challenge Workshop, Newcastle, UK,
Cell phone location analysis: Coordinating cell phone tower data with actual recorded wiretap audio is very strong evidence in court that a defendant is not credible, as he can be shown to be lying by his own words.
Associated Press (), “Testimony in Peterson trial turns to evidence from computers,” ,
Mike Masnick (), “Turns out cell phone location data is not even close to accurate, but everyone falls for it,” ,
John Mc Dermott (), “Why the Web’s biggest players are gobbling up location-based apps,” “blind” call to a phone: Privacy International (2012), “Cobham sells monitoring centres, phone monitoring, technical surveillance and location monitoring technology.
British export law doesn’t specifically regulate these technologies, so they can easily end up in the wrong hands,” https://
The company boasts: The full list as of 2011 is Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Ghana, Ireland, Kuwait, Libya, Norway, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Cobham (2011), “Tactical C4I systems: Eagle–Close Combat Radio (CCR),” https://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.documentcloud.org/documents/409237/115-cobham-tactical-c4Hello Spy is an app: There are quite a few of these tracking apps out there. Although the disclaimer on the home page states that it is designed for “ethical spying for parents,” or use on a “mobile device that you own or have proper consent to monitor,” the literature also trumpets its ability to operate in “stealth mode,” and has a page dedicated to marital infidelity.See on his wife or girlfriend: Stealth Genie is another spyware app.In 2014, its CEO was indicted and arrested for selling it in the US.Craig Timberg and Matt Zapatosly (), “Maker of Stealth Genie, an app used for spying, is indicted in Virginia,” , Ashkan Soltani and Barton Gellman (), “New documents show how the NSA infers relationships based on mobile location data,” , Lehren (), “Spy agencies tap data streaming from phone apps,” ,