Waze vulnerabilities for privacy

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I didn't find anything about this in the forum so I will add it here for others to be aware of and hopefully it will get changed soon.


I don't think it will be exploited to any serious degree but it is an issue that can be so good to know about.
 

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In the article, they made a huge leap from being able to determine a username to actually figuring out the person's identity through social media.

I know my username has nothing to do with anything outside of Waze and I suspect most others don't either. In fact, the most common username would seem too be the default of Wazer.
 

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My friends......always, always remember this:

If you are not paying for the product, then you ARE the product.

Nobody should use the words "privacy" and "Wayz" in the same sentence. You gotta understand that Wayz is not offering you a free service out of the goodness of its heart. One way or another, Wayz (and Google) are selling the data they get from your phone and computer.
 
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As long as I can’t get a fine or put in jail for them tracking my speed I don’t mind.
 

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My friends......always, always remember this:

If you are not paying for the product, then you ARE the product.

Nobody should use the words "privacy" and "Wayz" in the same sentence. You gotta understand that Wayz is not offering you a free service out of the goodness of its heart. One way or another, Wayz (and Google) are selling the data they get from your phone and computer.
And in the case of Microsoft, you are paying for the product, and still are the product. :)
 

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