A data-broker has been quietly selling realtime access to your cellphone's location, and they suck, so anyone could get it for free

A data-broker has been quietly selling realtime access to your cellphone's location, and they suck, so anyone could get it for free


Last week, the New York Times revealed that an obscure company called Securus was providing realtime location tracking to law enforcement, without checking the supposed "warrants" provided by cops, and that their system had been abused by a crooked sheriff to track his targets, including a judge (days later, a hacker showed that Securus's security was terrible, and their service would be trivial to hack and abuse).


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