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Big Brother may not be tracking you, but your smartphone is. A Wall Street Journal investigation examined 101 leading apps, and found that more than half were breaching users' privacy and leaking personal information to companies: 56 sent the phone's unique device ID, 47 conveyed the phone's location, and five transmitted age, gender, or other personal data. The findings reveal the extent to which online-tracking companies are going to "flesh out detailed dossiers" on us, notes the Journal.