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You know that you’re being tracked, right? This article, in a series on technology and privacy by the New York Times, illustrates just how easy it is to track you through your phone, using commercially available data.

One search turned up more than a dozen people visiting the Playboy Mansion, some overnight. Without much effort we spotted visitors to the estates of Johnny Depp, Tiger Woods and Arnold Schwarzenegger, connecting the devices’ owners to the residences indefinitely.

The article also suggests a few ways to protect yourself.

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