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[WSJ] Google's iPhone Tracking

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Google Inc. and other advertising companies have been bypassing the privacy settings of millions of people using Apple Inc.'s Web browser on their iPhones and computers—tracking the Web-browsing habits of people who intended for that kind of monitoring to be blocked.

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So Google found a way to install cookies on Safari when people are logged into Google services. So if you use Safari and think cookies aren't being used, think again.
 
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I dont use safari on iphone thumb.gif
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Another way to take down Apple?
     
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A better article (with real, credible sources) can be found here: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/17/iphone-google-safari/?ref=technology

of course, by tonight this thread would be in the 3rd page of this forum because it would be ignored anyway.
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Next time they shouldn't mess with Google smile.gif
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