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App Taps Unwitting Users to Gather Intelligence

App Taps Unwitting Users to Gather Intelligence

Update: 2021-06-28
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A network of gig workers around the world is unwittingly providing basic intelligence to the U.S. military, using a consumer smartphone app called Premise. Reporter Byron Tau joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss how the app works, and how it's one of a growing number of companies that take advantage of the proliferation of mobile phones. Plus, a note about a big change coming to Tech News Briefing.

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App Taps Unwitting Users to Gather Intelligence

App Taps Unwitting Users to Gather Intelligence

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