Does Google know when you go to the bathroom? If you walk to the grocery store? Where you go all day? In a word, Yes.
Under tense questioning, Google’s CEO was interrogated by Congress last week about its political affiliations and surveillance integrity. One member asked Sundar Pichai, “If I move over here to the left, does Google know?” Pichai was notably nervous, giving an “It’s complicated” answer.
But in point of fact, it’s not complicated. Fox News did their own investigative experiment, taking two phones around the nation’s capita by one news correspondent. One was connected to the internet (as most of our phones always are); the other was in airplane mode, not connected to the internet. Continue Reading