Jack Schofield

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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New website helps users opt out of smartphone tracking

Smartphone users who are worried about the increased use of location tracking in airports, malls etc can register their phones on the Smart Store Privacy website, where many of the leading tracking companies will enable them to opt out.

February 19, 2014 by Jack Schofield

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