The watchdog group Privacy International is sounding an alarm about Google's new phone tracking system, Latitude, reports MediaPost. "As it stands right now, Latitude could be a gift to stalkers, prying employers, jealous partners, and obsessive friends," Simon Davies, director of Privacy International, said in a new report. Google's Latitude, unveiled this week, allows users to track other people via smart phones. The feature comes with some built-in privacy protections: Users must opt in to the service, and even after enabling the feature, they retain control over which of their contacts can track them. But Privacy International says the system...

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