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Grab your tin hat: your cellphone might be giving away your location to spy agencies and sophisticated gangs even as you read this. The Washington Post is reporting that certain companies are selling technology that gives governments and criminals tracking capabilities similar to what the NSA is believed to have. Image Credit: sNowFleikuN at deviantART CC-BY-3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The tracking systems are believed to use data from mobile carriers, though it’s not clear how they’re accessing that presumably protected data. The report suggests that there are potentially dozens of organizations that have already bought the technology, including governments of other countries who have... Read more...