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Motherboard/Vice, How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps. 16 Nov 2020

"The U.S. military is buying the granular movement data of people around the world, harvested from innocuous-seeming apps, Motherboard has learned. The most popular app among a group Motherboard analyzed connected to this sort of data sale is a Muslim prayer and Quran app that has more than 98 million downloads worldwide. Others include a Muslim dating app, a popular Craigslist app, an app for following storms, and a "level" app that can be used to help, for example, install shelves in a bedroom."

This has caused some discussions/memes online. First, check out this thread





**UPDATE**:


[TRT, The Muslim surveillance-industrial complex, ](https://www.trtworld.com/opinion/the-muslim-surveillance-industrial-complex-41581)
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