SMU Researchers Find a New Way to Snoop With Smartphones. But Should You Be Worried?

Smartphones are like living things. With their cameras and microphones, they can see and hear. They can detect the amount of ambient lighting, the air pressure and the temperature -- among a host of other aspects about the environment they’re in. Six years ago, less than half of Americans owned a smartphone. Four out of five own one now, says the Pew Research Center. There are millions of people walking around every day with a vast array of these sensors in their pockets.And smartphones can record all of it.  Continue reading...

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