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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Does Google still get access to location if I turn off the GPS. I know it is still available for 911, but I don’t know if they still get GPS constantly or if they also get cell phone tower info and WiFi router data. I generally turn off GPS unless I specically want it for a minute or two.


18 posted on 04/03/2020 6:51:17 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Newton invented calculus when the plague shut down Cambridge. What will you do with your time off?)
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To: KarlInOhio

Yes, it does - through cell phone tower and known Wifi network triangulation. It’s not as precise as GPS but often it can do well enough.


21 posted on 04/03/2020 6:12:46 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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