Thursday, April 21, 2011

iPhones secretly tracking you?

(CNN) -- Apple devices appear to be tracking their owners' locations and storing data about people's whereabouts without their knowledge, according to a report posted Wednesday on a site called iPhone Tracker.

The unauthorized surveillance started in June 2010, when the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system was released, according to two researchers who say they discovered a hidden tracking file and posted it out of concern for users. ...

Continue reading the full story - go to CNN Tech Report.

If you like to see visually on a map your tracking, then you can download an open source program here.

Two more good blog posts about this are from Digital Life and Forbes.

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