Experts say 5G wireless networks could have implications for personal privacy, The Wall Street Journal reports. At a Council on Foreign Relations event in September, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the technology will allow wireless companies to collect more data, highlighting the need for federal U.S. privacy legislation. “Cellphone carriers and app makers already collect troves of information about their users, including detailed data on where they live, work and shop,” the report states. “New 5G networks, however, will be able to track smartphone users with more precision, pinpointing a device within centimeters rather than meters.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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