Attention shoppers: Your cell phones are being tracked and the feds don’t like it

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    A tracking firm that quietly captured information about 9 million consumers wandering in, out, and nearby retail stores — largely without consumers’ knowledge — was slapped on the wrist by the Federal Trade Commission yesterday. The commission vote on the order was 3-2, meaning the slap was given reluctantly, with two of five commissioners writing that the […] The post Attention shoppers: Your cell phones are being tracked and the feds don’t like it appeared first on Elliott.

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