Think your cell phone is a spy? The possibilities are chilling.

UPDATE:
As of this morning, InBloom has removed Compass Learning from their website. Please read re-blogged post for context. Thank you Leonie Haimson of Class Size matters for tweeting and getting this info out, looks like Compass took action to distance themselves from InBloom!
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Spy

According to Washington Post, NSA has been tracking cell phone info world wide and acquiring data related thereto.

The ACLU has caught on. They allege that location data is an extremely powerful set of information and that cumulatively, the info can be used for risk analysis or to predict behavior in a way that is eerie almost chilling.

Speaking locally, the NSA is not the only big brother that may be watching you.
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20131209/NEWS05/312090025/VIDEO-protect-spy-Growing-number-police-agencies-can-grab-your-cellphone-data

Thanks for raising this issue, Emily Stewart. As discussed in the article, the DA contends that there are safeguards in place to protect the public. In some cases, this kind of data and information is vital to an investigation and could assist an investigation immeasuarbly.

But, cell phone/location data is just the tip of the iceberg.

Here is a memo from ACLU that provides a fictional account of how seemingly innocuous information (in this case location…

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