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 Having trouble viewing this page? Click here. 03-12-20          Have business news? Let us know! Sign up for the free daily e-mail Advertise in FredBiz Local business news Three area companies make Inc.'s first Inc. 5000 series: D.C. Metro list (The Free Lance-Star) Between 2016 and 2018, the 250 private companies on the list had an average growth rate of 196 percent and, in 2018 alone, they employed over 88,000 people and added $6.5 billion in revenue to the greater Washington are

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Police used Google location data to find an accused bank robber. He says that's illegal.

"The use of geofence warrants seems to be increasing, according to defense lawyers and privacy advocates. There is no easy way to track them, but they have been documented in cases in  North Carolina ,  Minnesota ,  Virginia ,  Arizona  and elsewhere. Contractors now offer to help police looking to use the warrants."

Google tracked him. Police suspected him. But he was only riding his bike.

"  The lawyer, Caleb Kenyon, dug around and learned that the notice had been prompted by a "geofence warrant," a police surveillance tool that casts a virtual dragnet over crime scenes, sweeping up Google location data — drawn from users' GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular connections — from everyone nearby. The warrants,  which have increased dramatically in the past two years , can help police find potential suspects when they have no leads. They also scoop up data from people who have nothing to do with the crime, often without their knowing ─ which Google itself has described as  "a significant incursion on privacy." "