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Delete Google Maps? Go ahead, says Google, we'll still track you


Re: eh?

The GPS HW is always available -- if 911 wants your location, they will get it. When you "turn off" GPS, all you do is stop all applications from getting it. Except 911.

And when I say GPS -- your phone doesn't use GPS that much. It locates you via the cell towers, and you can't avoid that. So permission is turned on/off for your *location*, not necessarily from GPS.

I wonder how evil Google will have to get to start to leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth?

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