Google Collects Android Location Data Even When Location Service Is Disabled

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Do you own an Android smartphone?

If yes, then you are one of those billions of users whose smartphone is secretly gathering location data and sending it back to Google.

Google has been caught collecting location data on every Android device owner since the beginning of this year (that’s for the past 11 months)—even when location services are entirely disabled, according to an investigation

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