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Old 08-26-2014, 01:57 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Exploiting lax security in the system cellular carriers use when directing calls, texts, and Internet data, the surveillance industry is offering governments — and anyone else — the capability of tracking cellphone users without their knowledge or consent anywhere, The Washington Post reported.

Location tracking is a feature of modern life — to locate taxis, cafés, and family members — but such tracking demands consent and can be blocked by users. The technology the surveillance industry is selling provides access to carrier location databases even without the knowledge of the phone companies.

Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com Governments Can Secretly Track Cellphones Around World
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