Malte Spitz

Your phone company is watching

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What kind of data is your cell phone company collecting? Malte Spitz wasn’t too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later, Spitz received 35,830 lines of code — a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute account of half a year of his life.

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Malte Spitz · Politician, data activist

Malte Spitz asked his cell phone carrier what it knew about him — and mapped what he found out.

Malte Spitz asked his cell phone carrier what it knew about him — and mapped what he found out.