Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Apr 2010 10:42 UTC
Apple While we were al busy getting knickers in twists over section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer agreement, Apple hoped to sneak another, possibly more far-reaching change past us. All Things Digital, however, got hold of section 3.3.9, which could effectively kill all third party ad networks - granting an insurmountable advantage to Apple's own iAd network.
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RE[2]: Spyware
by Kondor337 on Thu 15th Apr 2010 14:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Spyware"
Kondor337
Member since:
2006-09-16

...by making sure only Apple is allowed to spy on you...? I'm sorry, I don't follow. If apple really were interested in privacy, then this rule would apply to EVERYONE, including Apple.

Obviously you know that Apple will not apply this rule to iAds. Then please tell me how you know this.
Is there any iAd description from Apple that includes this information?

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RE[3]: Spyware
by _txf_ on Thu 15th Apr 2010 14:35 in reply to "RE[2]: Spyware"
_txf_ Member since:
2008-03-17

No there is no rule. It isn't stated anywhere. this means that they can do what they want until they specifically state what they will or will not do. Seeing as they have moved to produce ads why would they not use the same methodology everyone else uses. This is especially as it is what advertisers expect and want as

no_advertisers == no_iads

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RE[3]: Spyware
by JAlexoid on Thu 15th Apr 2010 22:18 in reply to "RE[2]: Spyware"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Obviously you know that Apple will not apply this rule to iAds. Then please tell me how you know this.
Is there any iAd description from Apple that includes this information?


Does apple ask your explicit permission when collecting data to suggest music? Nope. I don't think the will change there also.
Because "To serve you and present the most relevant advertisements we need to collect data on you".
Remember that we are bashing Google exactly for that?

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