ICE Is Using Location Data From Games and Apps to Track and Arrest Immigrants, Report Says

“The data is drawn from inconspicuous cell phone apps, like games and weather apps, that ask the user’s permission to access their location. But the data has been used by DHS to “help identify immigrants who were later arrested,” and by CBP to identify cell activity in places such as remote desert areas on the Mexican border...”

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v7479m/ice-is-using-location-data-from-games-and-apps-to-track-and-arrest-immigrants-report-says

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@andreas the logical conclusion to private surveillance is here, again. Again. Here.

@Moss yeah, I’m unfortunately not surprised but still extremely fucking frustrated 😖 #SurveillanceCapitalism

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