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You people really crack me up on this site. You want to crucify apple for tracking the phones with encrypted data that is "supposed" to benefit the user by making tower switching faster, yet you'll defend Sony by saying "gahhhhh way to kick sony while they're down cry cry cry" when a guy sues them for letting his credit card and personal info be stolen, then not tell him about it for 5 days.


Seriously, you people are amazing to me. I thought this was a pretty decent and knowledgeable community when I signed up here. But all the retarded hate, fanboys, and the Crytek crybabies have really put a damper on things.
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Originally Posted by mgdev View Post
Apple never said that the tracking was a bug. They said that the bug was that the data was kept for so long.

EDIT: SOURCE
It's not a bug, it's a feature
Edited by SHNS0 - 4/30/11 at 4:16am
     
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You people really crack me up on this site. You want to crucify apple for tracking the phones with encrypted data that is "supposed" to benefit the user by making tower switching faster, yet you'll defend Sony by saying "gahhhhh way to kick sony while they're down cry cry cry" when a guy sues them for letting his credit card and personal info be stolen, then not tell him about it for 5 days.


Seriously, you people are amazing to me. I thought this was a pretty decent and knowledgeable community when I signed up here. But all the retarded hate, fanboys, and the Crytek crybabies have really put a damper on things.
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What Apple said isn't even remotely close to what this article claims they did... they merely said that the fact it was being saved for months is a bug. The duration, not the entire thing. Also, only Wi-Fi hotspots are being tracked, according to them. They said this is so the device can quickly determine its position when asked to.

Maybe II has a reading comprehension problem, or maybe they're "misreading" on purpose.
Edited by Coma - 4/29/11 at 6:37pm
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This isn't news. When Apple pi**es everyone off, makes some piece of crap, tracks you, or turns on your webcam and films you playing with your wiener, and then gets caught and apologizes and announces a plan to make it right that will be news.
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I dont discriminate, I hate apple and sony equally.
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What Apple said isn't even remotely close to what this article claims they did... they merely said that the fact it was being saved for months is a bug. The duration, not the entire thing. Also, only Wi-Fi hotspots are being tracked, according to them. They said this is so the device can quickly determine its position when asked to.

Maybe II has a reading comprehension problem, or maybe they're "misreading" on purpose.
Why would they be tracking just Wi-Fi hotspots when they have a patent for the gathering of information on user habits? I wouldn't trust them.

The reason everyone hates them is because of how much contempt they have for the consumer. But honestly I hate the people that buy from them and blindly think that they are buying a "magical...revolutionary" computer or device.
     
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Big Brother is watching you. Most of you are still too naive to believe so. Every country has their own system of Big Brother it comes in one form or another. In America, the title of Democracy and Freedom seems to work great in giving people an illusion that they have a voice and free.
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Big Brother is watching you. Most of you are still too naive to believe so. Every country has their own system of Big Brother it comes in one form or another. In America, the title of Democracy and Freedom seems to work great in giving people an illusion that they have a voice and free.
Can't say I blame them all the time. The idiots spoil it for everyone just like always. Can you imagine an airport where you just show up and walk on a plane? Would you prefer that in this day and age? As long as they are "watching" for the right reasons and not coming after Debbie mp3 downloader I'm ok with it.
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Apple lied people died
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