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Congress Must Regulate the Location Data Industry

Oct 16, 2019 - The New York Times

There are no formal rules for what is ethical — or even legal — in the location data business. That needs to change.

There are no formal rules for what is ethical — or even legal — in the location data business. That needs to change.

In the right hands, location data can be a force for good. It can provide publishers and app developers with advertising revenue so consumers can access free services and information. It can inform city planning, help ride-sharing users reach the...