HOPE 2020 (2020): "How Your Mobile Phone Is Tracking You - and How to Fight Back" (Download)
Sunday, July 26, 2020: 1600. Most people know that the government can track you via cell site location and e911 data, and that social networks have extensive location tracking capabilities. However, fewer people are familiar with the shadowy world of location tracking via data brokers and apps. Learn how simply giving a business your mobile phone number can be construed as "consenting" to them electronically following you like a creepy stalker, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We'll also go over some creative ways to take back your privacy while still enjoying the convenience of a mobile phone.