Reply to post: Re: You have a phone, people know where you are

Facebook, Google sued for 'secretly' slurping people's whereabouts – while Feds lap it up

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: You have a phone, people know where you are

"You can't turn it off because unfortunately that's how the equipment works."

Yes, for cell phone providers. That in no way applies to Google, Facebook, etc. Or shouldn't anyway. There is no inherent infrastructural need for any of those companies to have access to your location (or any other) information.

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