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Google Timeline

Post by Duncan » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:55 am

I have Google Timeline turned on in my phone so Mr Google can tell me how many times I have visited my toilet and where else I have been.

Just checking for last month Mr Google tells me I walked 25 km . Is this a good idea to let Mr Google keep track of everywhere I go and what I do ?
eg,,
If I get lost in a $3 massage place and don't come home CEO members can call the police and will know where to find me.
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Re: Google Timeline

Post by Nicolas » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:30 am

Duncan wrote:I have Google Timeline turned on in my phone so Mr Google can tell me how many times I have visited my toilet and where else I have been.

Just checking for last month Mr Google tells me I walked 25 km . Is this a good idea to let Mr Google keep track of everywhere I go and what I do ?
eg,,
If I get lost in a $3 massage place and don't come home CEO members can call the police and will know where to find me.
I need to turn off this option immediately ...


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Re: Google Timeline

Post by Smoking Joe Conrad » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:33 am

Big Brother is watching you
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Re: Google Timeline

Post by DaveG » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:03 pm

And if your google account is ever compromised the perp can see where you are, where you have been, wipe your phone and generally F**K you up, it's happened many time's, Apple ID is roughly the same, set 2FA if you can be bothered, many people can't that's what makes it so easy.

https://heimdalsecurity.com/blog/hacked ... ant-inbox/
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Re: Google Timeline

Post by Nicolas » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:24 pm

Smoking Joe Conrad wrote:Big Brother is watching you
Hahaha yes, I’m concerned about Big Brother **cough cough**


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Re: Google Timeline

Post by Clemen » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:08 pm

Nicolas wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:24 pm
Smoking Joe Conrad wrote:Big Brother is watching you
Hahaha yes, I’m concerned about Big Brother **cough cough**


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Re: Google Timeline

Post by hanno » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:37 pm

That's fine, Big Brother is probably bored to death with my exciting lifestyle.
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Re: Google Timeline

Post by Doc67 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:42 pm

When I looked at mine I realised what a boring fucker I really am, same places, same times etc.

So now, I try to go somewhere new as often as possible just to spice up my timeline...
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Re: Google Timeline

Post by timmydownawell » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:51 pm

On my old phone, GPS and Location Services were two different settings. I'd leave GPS off and LS on and Google would duly report how far I'd walked each month (120km!). On my new phone the two services are tied together so it's off unless I need to use maps.
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