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Senator Sends Letter to Apple Complaining about iPhone/iPad Location Logging
Posted on 24 Apr 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

Researchers reported that Apple iOS4 operating system secretly logs unencrypted location data for iPhones, iPads, and those computers on which the devices synch to iTunes. Apparently the data resides on these devices only, so the largest problem will... Read More

Tags: Apple , iPhone , iPad , eCommerce

Is Internet Privacy Possible?
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

A new lawsuit against Google for Internet location tracking highlights my recent eCommerce Times column that Internet privacy may not be possible . The new class action lawsuit brought by Jon Pessano and others asserts that Google uses its location... Read More

  • Blog Post: Senator Sends Letter to Apple Complaining about iPhone/iPad Location Logging

    Researchers reported that Apple iOS4 operating system secretly logs unencrypted location data for iPhones, iPads, and those computers on which the devices synch to iTunes. Apparently the data resides on these devices only, so the largest problem will occur if the devices are lost, stolen, or hacked...
  • Blog Post: Is Internet Privacy Possible?

    A new lawsuit against Google for Internet location tracking highlights my recent eCommerce Times column that Internet privacy may not be possible . The new class action lawsuit brought by Jon Pessano and others asserts that Google uses its location marketing database to generate billions of dollars...