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Google still collecting location data with 'location history' off - study

Tuesday 14 August 2018 | 09:16 CET | News
Google is still collecting location data on mobile users, even when they have switched off the location function. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store location data even if the user turned off the 'Location History' setting that says it will prevent Google from doing so. Computer-science researchers at Princeton confirmed these findings at the AP's request.

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