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Just like "you are just holding the phone wrong", Apple shifts the blame else where.
Why do I have the sudden feeling that Apple will hold a press conference like the Antennagate scandal? This time, Apple will just blame its competitors *cough*Google*cough* for also tracking a user's location and storing data.
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post #12 of 66
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loll it's not a big deal guys. it's wrong on principle, but in practice it's not a big deal at all. and that's the bottom line.
Being wrong in principle is equally bad, if not worse, than being wrong in practice. It shows the real potential of situations like these.
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post #13 of 66
Stop it guys, it's a feature!
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Apple should really learn from other companies about screwing up and fessing up to it. Like Sony did. We raged for a bit but now we're mostly fine.
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post #15 of 66
They're saying this because people will believe it.
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They're saying this because people will believe it.
Pretty much, especially those who really aren't familiar with technology.

"Oh see, Apple is fixing that bad problem. They're such a good company!"
    
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post #17 of 66
A bug? I call bull. My guess is that there's a member variable somewhere within the code that sets how long the OS keeps track of data. This is not a bug. However, without the source code, it's impossible to verify that.
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Doesn't apple like to think that they never have bugs?
    
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post #19 of 66
Apple is like a cheating husband.
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post #20 of 66
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Stop it guys, it's a feature!

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