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Do Apple, Google and Microsoft Know Your Every Step? A Handy Chart

IT’S OFFICIAL: Apple Has Brainwashed The Whole Country — How Else To Explain The Lack Of Outrage Over Apple’s Secret Location Tracking?
by Henry Blodget

“Your iPhone has been secretly tracking and recording everywhere you go for the past several years.

Read that again.

Your iPhone has been secretly tracking and recording everywhere you go for the past several years.

That’s right. Apple built this feature into your iPhone and hid it from you. By doing so, Apple made it possible for anyone who gets ahold of your iPhone or Mac (or any other device synced with either) to figure out exactly where you were when.

That is absolutely outrageous.

If any other company had done this, America’s privacy zealots would be demanding the CEO’s resignation. There would be threats. There would be lawsuits. There would, at the very least, be incessant demands for the company to acknowledge the behavior, explain it, and apologize for it.

And yet, because the company is Apple, there have been none of those things.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-secret-location-tracking-2011-4?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+typepad%2Falleyinsider%2Fsilicon_alley_insider+%28Silicon+Alley+Insider%29#ixzz1KSuO2VUP”

Read more here.

What do you think?

UPDATE May 4th:

“Apple fixed the iPhone’s location tracking, even as it insists the iPhone has no location tracking. An iPhone software update reduces the log of your movements from “indefinite” to “one week” and keeps it off your computer. [Mashable]” So now your stalker only can follow you for a week at a time?

Stephen

Posted on: April 25, 2011, 11:56 am Category: Uncategorized