8 Places Where Smartphones Tracked People’s Movements

8 Places Where Smartphones Tracked People’s Movements

The business of location data has grown dramatically in recent years, a New York Times investigation found. Rich Harris is a graphics editor on the investigative team at the New York Times, focusing primarily on technology coverage.

When Policing and Privacy Intersect

When Policing and Privacy Intersect

Superintendent Harrison said that because the New Orleans Police Department was under a federal consent decree, his staff had been working with the decree’s monitor to create and carry out policies that ensured that camera images could be uploaded only to a secure police-evidence cloud, not downloaded by an operator.

Apple's latest anti-tracking feature in Safari takes toll on digital advertising

Apple's latest anti-tracking feature in Safari takes toll on digital advertising

The anti-tracking feature embedded in the newest version of Apple's Safari browser is causing pain among marketers, making it harder to calculate the return-on-investment for digital ads, industry experts say. "ITP 2 will have a huge impact on attribution when a user is exposed to an online ad while using a Safari browser," Harris says.