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Compass points: The perils of data-sharing
Fitness apps: all fun and games, until someone’s spy base is outed by a 20-year-old Australian university student.
So goes the story of Strava, the social network and app that traces the jogs, walks, and bike rides of millions of users, aggregating and mapping some three trillion GPS points on a semi-anonymized “Global Heatmap.” Reports emerged over the weekend t…