Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Oct 2012 11:35 UTC
Apple Surprise, surprise - Apple, by default, tracks web browsing behaviour and location to better serve you ads. You have to specifically opt out of this tracking per individual iOS device that you own. Now we know why Apple has no problem with turning on 'Do Not Track' and not accepting tracking cookies by default: it has no effect on them whatsoever, because iOS 6 has its own independent user tracking mechanisms. Unlike what the Apple pundits claim, it's got nothing to do with respect for user privacy at all. Well paint me red and call me a girl scout: company selling ads tracks user behaviour. Shocker, huh?
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RE[3]: Selective tech amnesia
by TechGeek on Fri 12th Oct 2012 17:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Selective tech amnesia"
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Here's a crazy idea. Instead of tracking me everywhere I go, give me a list of topics and let me choose which ones interest me. Then I don't have too much of my personal info out there in the ether and they still get to send me ads. I know, I know, the idea is just crazy.

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