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Disable location services in your electronics

Tip Author: 
Jason Liu
Tip Order: 
5
Body: 

Disable location services in your electronics. Many modern electronics contain GPS functionalities and allow applications to track your location, but it's more than just "where you are" - if you know both "where" and "when" you can map a person's habits, highway speed, kids' school, favorite bank branch, etc. Be sure to review the GPS location options in your device to ensure you minimize volunteering your location information.

Tip Theme: 
Location
Tip Confidence: 
6

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