Mobile Location Data Project Raises Privacy Concerns


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Portland will soon be using location data collected from smartphones to study the ways people move around the city. The pilot launching later this summer will use a software called Replica to create a synthetic model of Portland’s population to track traffic patterns and other information that could influence future policy decisions. Reporter Kate Kaye focuses on tech ethics and wrote about Portland’s use of Replica software for GeekWire. She joins us to dig into the details.

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