Meal-ordering app Ritual exposes government employees’ office locations

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A couple months after Strava unintentionally exposed military base locations, another app named Ritual is exposing government agencies’ locations and workers’ restaurant routines. Ritual promises to streamline takeout by letting co-workers piggyback off each others’ orders. Users get a notification when their colleagues are ordering from somewhere, and they can then tack their own order onto that one. The app doesn’t use location tracking to determine where users work. Instead, users can type the name of a business and then choose an address from those listed or manually add an address.

I typed in the US Department of Homeland Security, for example, and saw a list of the agency’s locations around the country. I picked one at random and…

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