Hundreds Of Apps Can Listen For Marketing ‘Beacons’ You Can’t Hear — To Inform is to Influence


THERE ARE PLENTY of privacy-invading marketing ploys to worry about in life. Some examples are in your face, some are more subtle. And a relatively new kind manages to be outright invisible. In the most inconspicuous hustle of all, apps have increasingly incorporated ultrasonic tones to track consumers. They ask permission to access your smartphone microphone, then listen for inaudible […]

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