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Apple logging locations of all iPhone users

Anonymous Coward writes | about 3 years ago

Privacy 2

An anonymous reader writes "The Guardian reports that researchers have found a hidden file on all iPhones, iPads, and any computers they synchronise to logging timestamped lattitude and longitude coordinates of the user, since June 2010. A tool is available on their website (http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/) to check on your own. What on earth were Apple thinking?"
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Much worse than Google's WiFi data gathering (2)

schwit1 (797399) | about 3 years ago | (#35880188)

Tracking people's whereabouts is truly evil. Wait until the divorce lawyers start subpoenaing them for location data to support their clients.

Karma (2)

Antisyzygy (1495469) | about 3 years ago | (#35880496)

The Apple fanboi's couldn't stop bitching about Google's wifi tracking while toting how superior Apple's ethics are. This is true Karmic retribution.
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