20 August 2018

The STS Lab has been analyzing the privacy mechanisms offered by fitness tracking services to see if they are effective. Unfortunately; they’re not – we uncovered that 95.1% of moderately active users of the popular “Privacy Zone” feature are at risk of having their protected locations broadcast to the Internet. Today, Professor Bates sat down with WAND TV to discuss the problem of fitness tracking privacy. You can find the news segment based on that discussion here.