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FCC and FTC Invite Apple and Google to Explain Themselves

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May 17, 2011, 4:42 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission are setting up a special public forum, scheduled for next month, in order to dig out more information regarding how Apple, Google, and other mobile device makers and wireless network operators track and store user location data. The government bodies feel it is necessary to investigate how adequately companies such as Apple and Google disclose how location-based services work, whether or not the disclosures are comprehendible by most people, and whether or not they truly inform users about the pros and cons of allowing their location to be tracked. The forum comes after Apple and Google took heat for tracking and storing user location data.

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May 17, 2011, 5:16 PM


if you cant read then dont get a phone it tells you to pick yes or no when you turn on the data for you phone for storages people are stupid for not reading it and then finding out you can be found out
talk about not reading apparently you didn't read the article! Rolling Eyes
95% of normobs are as inept as you are. therefore the predicament.
Wow.... punctuation is your friend. I really have no clue what that is supposed to say. I can guess but perhaps your message will be lost in translation lol Laughing
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