Exclusive: Google's Web mapping can track your phone
If you have Wi-Fi turned on, the previous whereabouts of your computer or mobile device may be visible on the Web for anyone to see. CNET has learned that Google publishes the estimated location of millions of iPhones, laptops, and other devices with Wi-Fi connections, a practice that represents the latest twist in a series of revelations this year about wireless devices and privacy. Get the exclusive on what exactly Google is doing, and why it matters to you.
Exclusive: Google's Web mapping can track your phone | Privacy Inc. - CNET News