Google to delete location data from its servers

05/06/2024 | The Verge

In a blog post, Google announced that it would delete all information it stores on its servers about users' location data as part of its commitment to minimise the amount of personal data it stores. The company's Timeline feature will still work for users who opt to use it; however, the data will now be stored locally on users' devices. Users have until 1 December to make a local copy before Google starts to delete the old data. Google is also reducing its default retention period from 18 to 3 months.

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