Category Archives: Mobile

Once upon a time in Mexico…

A new and disturbing law has almost made its way through the system in Mexico, awaiting only Presidential assent. Under this law, the police would be able to use a mobile phone’s geolocation system immediately, and without a warrant, in … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of expression, Mobile, Privacy, surveillance | 7 Comments

Dogs will be dogs…

The growing furore over the gathering and retention of location data by smartphones reminds me very strongly of a joke that I heard first in the school playground many years ago. ‘Why does a dog lick his balls? Because he … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, google, Microsoft, Mobile, Privacy | 2 Comments