Would you feel better about Google tracking your phone if it helps cops solve crimes?


The New York Times reports that Google is getting more requests from law enforcement for location data from the company’s Sensorvault database. The Times mentions an arrest made in a murder investigation by Phoenix police. The suspect was tracked down after the cops used a search warrant forcing Google to release information about all of the devices near the crime scene that it had data on. But proving that this information doesn’t always help the cops arrest the guilty party, the man was released and the crime pinned on his mother’s boyfriend. Those who work for Google point out that the …

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