Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Apr 2011 21:59 UTC, submitted by Martin
Apple There's a bit of a stink going on - even in major media - about something iOS 4's been doing. Apparently, iOS 4 has been storing a list of locations and timestamps to a hidden, but readable file in a standard database format. The locations are triangulated using cell towers, and generally aren't as accurate as for instance GPS. Still, the file is stored without any form of protection on both your iPhone as well as your desktop.
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RE[4]: why wait?
by kragil on Fri 22nd Apr 2011 00:42 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: why wait?"
kragil
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2006-01-04

Android is not one singular thing. It can be open and fairly closed.

If you run a community build rom like Cyanogenmod on your phone you can be more sure that there are no hidden surprises like this.

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