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[4]: Selective tech amnesia
by darknexus on Fri 12th Oct 2012 21:38 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Selective tech amnesia"
darknexus
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2008-07-15

I'll gladly pay for an app I like, if the developer gives me the option as an alternative to adware. If not? F**k 'em ;)

Agree 100%. I simply don't use apps with ads. If I try the app and I like it, I'll pay for the non-ad version in a heartbeat. The only purpose apps with ads serve on my device is as trialware for the app itself. If I like it then I pay for it, if I don't then I uninstall it.

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