Sep 272012
 
 September 27, 2012  Online

ledgeditor writes:

Everybody knows that geo-location services like FourSquare let everyone know where your favorite Starbucks or restaurant is located – that’s the point. But how about where you live?

Researchers from universities in Brazil and India analyzed data from 13.6 million Foursquare accounts and found that the user’s home town (or city) can be reliably determined from their activity on the location sharing network, including “check-ins,” “mayorships” and  ”tips.”

Read more on The Security Ledger.

via Slashdot

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