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Cellphone as Tracker: X Marks Your Doubts

Geez...a new cellphone gimic. With the touch of a button, you can locate (track) up to 25 of your friends if they have the same phone. There goes privacy out the window.

When families adopt positioning cellphone services, a new problem will likely emerge, Professor Mark said. The very act of turning off one’s location beacon may itself be seen as suspicious. “If you don’t want your location known,” he asked, “does that mean you intend to do something improper?”

Here's a link to another post from a few weeks ago:
Tagging Ontario Cell Phones to Track Traffic