Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Apr 2011 21:40 UTC
Apple Apple has responded to the location data thing, and as it turns out, most of us moderate folk were completely right. Apple claims the data isn't sent to Apple, and that the storing of the information is a bug Apple will fix in the coming weeks. Still a very nasty and potentially dangerous bug, but not the massive privacy issue many made it out to be. Also, a new colour iPhone is out, which, if you were to believe the gadget and Apple sites, is yet another Apple revolution.
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For a decade, all cell phone manufacturers have been required to install backdoors into their phones which the NSA can tap into at will to listen to you, even when you're phone is off and/or not on a call. It's a design feature, not a bug. So this location tracking from Apple should not come as a surprise, considering the initial precedent that has already been set.

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