So Google knows where you are if you’re using an Android phone. Even with location services turned off. Great piece from Keith Collins at Quartz
The cell tower addresses have been included in information sent to the system Google uses to manage push notifications and messages on Android phones for the past 11 months, according to a Google spokesperson. They were never used or stored, the spokesperson said, and the company is now taking steps to end the practice after being contacted by Quartz
So why collect the info then?