Leaked smartphone app data led New York Times reporters straight to Capitol rioters

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An anonymous source sent The New York Times a trove of cellphone location data from the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol. Reporters were able to easily match device location pings to individual phone users — a process that may be helpful to law enforcement but raises broad privacy concerns about data collected from apps. New York Times Opinion writer and editor Stuart A. Thompson joins CBSN AM to talk about the investigation.

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