Bluetooth Low Energy, The Tech Behind Beacons, Closes a Privacy Loophole

by Steven Jacobs
A few months after Apple effectively closed the door on wi-fi tracking, the organization overseeing Bluetooth low energy, the technology behind beacons, has done the same. This morning, Bluetooth Special Interest Group ratified the newest iteration of the wireless communication standard that will, among other things, hide the media access control (MAC) address that can be use ...Read the full article