Google knows where you are

Increasingly, search engines and social networking websites like Gowalla are focusing on locator software when delivering results to users.  This is a great convenience when you just want to put in “Wells Fargo” on your iPhone and up pops the nearest ATM to your current locations


But as Kris Klein, a Canadian lawyer specializing in privacy says, if you tell work you strained your back yesterday afternoon but Gowalla shows you checked-in at a hip dance club last night, your story might get a bit frayed at the edges.

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