Monday, April 04, 2011

What your wireless company knows about you:

From the EFF this morning:

Your cell phone company knows everywhere you go, 24 hours a day, every day. Malte Spitz, a German politician and privacy advocate, found out just what that meant. He used German privacy law to force his cell phone carrier to reveal what it knew about him. The result? 35,831 different facts about his cell phone use over the course of six months. Zeit Online used it to prepare a remarkable interactive map, which animates Spitz's movements, moment by moment, over the course of half a year.


To see the animated map (and scare the crap out of yourself):



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