New York Times: Google’s Sensorvault Is a Boon for Law Enforcement. This Is How It Works.

New York Times: Google’s Sensorvault Is a Boon for Law Enforcement. This Is How It Works.. “Law enforcement officials across the country have been seeking information from a Google database called Sensorvault — a trove of detailed location records involving at least hundreds of millions of devices worldwide, The New York Times found. Though the new technique can identify suspects near crimes, it runs the risk of sweeping up innocent bystanders, highlighting the impact that companies’ mass collection of data can have on people’s lives.”