Stores are spying on you using Bluetooth beacons

Michael Kwet wrote a New York Times article titled In Stores, Secret Surveillance Tracks Your Every Move.

“Imagine you are shopping in your favorite grocery store. As you approach the dairy aisle, you are sent a push notification in your phone: ’10 percent off your favorite yogurt! Click here to redeem your coupon.’ You considered buying yogurt on your last trip to the store, but you decided against it. How did your phone know? Your smartphone was tracking you… [with] Bluetooth beacons.” Continue reading “Stores are spying on you using Bluetooth beacons”