Fifty-five percent of American adults are concerned that the government is tracking them through location data generated from their cellphones, according to a new Harris Poll survey, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

The survey also revealed that 77% of respondents said the government should get a warrant to purchase the kind of detailed location information that data brokers regularly buy and sell on the commercial market.

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The government is currently buying such data for criminal law enforcement and border-security purposes, but without any court oversight, according to the Journal.

Many corporations use such information for targeted advertising and guiding decisions on investments, developments, and planning.

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