Nokia Trapster Criticism Privacy

Meet the mapping tech that even Google Glass’s No. 1 fan calls ‘freaky’ and invasive

By on January 29, 2014 at 11:25 AM.

Meet the mapping tech that even Google Glass’s No. 1 fan calls ‘freaky’ and invasive

You can’t exactly accuse Robert Scoble of being a privacy alarmist, especially since he’s gone out of his way to assuage some of the privacy concerns surrounding Google Glass. That said, there is one mapping application that even Scoble thinks is too “freaky” and that needs significant changes to ensure user privacy. In a blog post reviewing the Nokia-owned Trapster mapping application, Scoble writes that Trapster’s software team has gone way over the line when it comes to respecting user privacy while showing how Trapster could be used to stalk users’ each and every move. More →

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