DJI wants to let anyone with a smartphone monitor nearby drones

DJI is working on technology that would let anyone with a smartphone keep track of airborne drones that are nearby, according to Reuters. The news was announced amid a broader push for data transparency in the drone industry.

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Thousands of Android apps can track your phone — even if you deny permissions

When you explicitly tell an Android app, “No, you don’t have permission to track my phone,” you probably expect that it won’t have abilities that let it do that.

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