Apple Addresses Location Concerns
I'm calling bullcr*p!
So what is this: because of a "bug", Apple keeps the data they collect longer than they said they would? Bull crap! The bug fix their releasing is not to fix a bug, but their excuse (or attempt, depending on who's view) to back out of a law suit by updating their software.
Apple keeps the data they collect
They don't "keep" your data at all.
than they said they would?
They never gave any indication of how long they would keep your data to begin with.
This is interesting but...
"But Apple is spying on us!!!'
No, they are not.
Apple is doing nothing that breaches security or privacy of iPhone owners.
The full Q&A gives a very detailed explanation about what location data is being collected, by what means, and why they collect such data.
I think the softwa...
Here's the Full Q&A
Apple is not tracking the location of your iPhone. Apple has never done so and has no plans to ever do so.
2. Then why is everyone so concerned about this?
Providing mobile users with fast and accurate location information while preserving their security and privacy has raised some very complex technical issues which are hard to communicate in a soundbite. Users are confused, partly because the creators of this new technology (including Apple) have not provided enough education about these issues to date.
3. Why is my iPhone logging my location?
The iPhone is not logging your location. Rather, itâ€™s maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers around your current ...