[tor-talk] Can Google location system track TOR users?

Sukhoi sukhoi47 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 15 03:29:14 UTC 2013

On 15/11/2013 00:27, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> Sukhoi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am surprised how google maps was able to track my location, with few
>> meters of error, by using the "Share Location" feature.
>> It is not clear how they are tracking the location with such accuracy.
>> For sure is not using the IP.
> Did you have called GPS (Global Positioning System) enabled? I'm pretty
> sure "Share Location" turns on GPS.

No. I did everything using my notebook and no GPS was connected to it.
Possibly they use GPS too, on devices with this functionality, but was 
not my case.


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