ACLU on special status of location data

In an incident where a Senator’s locational data was revealed, the ACLU notes that such data have special sensitivity:

this incident ties together a lot of the reasons we worry about privacy: that location data is very personal (as we tried to convey last year in this video).

Where identifiable location data is collected, it needs to be subject to very strict protections and controls, including immutable audits that record who is accessing what data, and for what legitimate purpose. Those controls need to cover everyone, right to the top.

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