Every story exploring how much data companies have on us can be quite scary, and one new piece (in The New York Times) is no exception. We learn that more than 75 companies draw specific data from apps designed to serve up benign information, such as news and weather; some of those businesses track 200 million mobile devices in the U.S.; and details on movement, purchases, etc. are updated thousands of times a day. Not so long ago, the most sophisticated intelligence services couldn’t track known spies with such precision.
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