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Invasion of Privacy - The Path App Controversy
Posted on 1 Mar 2012 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Path confessed that it took users' address book data without permission when the app loaded and admits it "made a mistake." Path's app runs on the iPhone and Android and according to Path's Story : Path dreamed... Read More

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