DHS and immigration authorities sued by ACLU over phone tracking
The organization wants to know how bulk databases of phone location data are being used by the agencies, which have refused Democratic senators' requests for their legal analysis.
Coast Guard extends mobile connectivity to distressed mariners with ‘i911’
The emergency app allows the agency, with permission, to use cell phone tracking data to find a vessel in distress.
Pentagon bans use of location-tracking tech in operational areas
"These geolocation capabilities can expose personal information, locations, routines, and numbers of DoD personnel, and potentially create unintended security consequences and increased risk to the joint force and mission," says the new guidance.