Apple & Google join to combat creepy tracking tactics – Apple and Google joined to prevent unwanted tracking through Bluetooth devices that were developed to help users find lost keys, keep tabs on luggage or locate other things that have a tendency to be misplaced or lost.
- Both introduced a proposal to set standards for combatting secret surveillance on Apple’s AirTag trackers and similar gadgets.
- Samsung is one of the most selling Android smartphones worldwide and tracking products similar to the AirTag such as Tile, Chipolo, and Pebblebee.
- These new standards will help in reducing opportunities for abuse of this technology and lower the burden on survivors in detecting unwanted trackers.
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