Knowing the Real Life Location of These Tweets Makes You Feel Dirty

Twitter is modern day people watching. Anytime you check it, you see what a person is thinking or doing or saying. But it's not all happening in a digital vacuum, they're on break at work tweeting about their boss, they're outside a hospital tweeting about their day, they're somewhere tweeting about something. This… » 1/15/13 1:00am 1/15/13 1:00am

Windows 7's New Geolocation Service Introduces Privacy Problems

Cnet's Ina Fried » 11/10/08 1:58pm 11/10/08 1:58pm is covering WinHEC, Microsoft's Hardware Engineering Conference, and has discovered that Windows 7 has a new system-wide service that will offer very easily accessible geographical location services for all devices and programs. Unfortunately, their implementation seems half-baked in the security…

Latest Navizon for iPhone Keeps You Located Constantly


Apple may have added new triangulation-based geographic positioning in the iPhone 1.1.3 upgrade, but Navizon keeps upgrading theirs, now with background updates that will keep your buddies constantly updated about your whereabouts. It will also keep track of buddies even if the app is not open, warning you when… » 2/08/08 8:36am 2/08/08 8:36am