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Tim Hortons chain investigated in Canada for collecting customers' location data

By Dave Perera
  • 29 Jun 2020 17:10
  • 29 Jun 2020 17:10
Canadian privacy authorities said today they’re investigating iconic coffee-and-donuts chain Tim Hortons for its collection of customers’ geolocation data through a mobile ordering app.

The investigation is the latest sign of mounting global concern over smartphones’ ability to track the location of users (see here), especially as mobile devices become ubiquitous intermediaries in

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