Gov: Geo-Location Data Not Private
Whether or not consumers will notice, the government is assuming the right to track geo-location data recorded by their mobile devices. As Wired.com reports, the Obama administration this week told
a federal court that the public has no “reasonable expectation of privacy” in cellphone location data, and, as such, the authorities are free to obtain documents detailing a person’s
movements from wireless carriers without a probable-cause warrant.