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post #71 of 86
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
Don't worry guys, you get tracked with your Android phone too:

http://thenextweb.com/google/2011/04...tion-data-too/
Location Service is not set to ON as default, you have to agree (tick box) for them(Google)to use location Services.
Apple should be the same,(but hey don't give them to many choices the sheep users will get confused.
I don't care if Google or Apple know where my phone is and at what time, just don't take the liberty of assuming I agree.
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post #72 of 86
Can't you also knowingly create data that you want them to see so they get a different picture of what happened? Everything that transpired was planned out and then fall back on it? Person A gives phone to Person B to hold and travel around for some time... Person A goes and does something to Person C... ? Person A would then look as if he/she wasn't in the same town...

the info could be useful for stalkers... since they'll know your daily routes...or create car crashes at a targeted person...
Edited by czin125 - 4/22/11 at 12:47am
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Originally Posted by awdrifter View Post
The jailbreakers will fix this.
Done.
http://modmyi.com/forums/iphone-news...a-storing.html
    
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post #74 of 86
We learn new things about apple every day and people are still buying their products like crazy. No wonder Apple does what it does ...
 
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Maybe ive been blind, But whats the scoop with this on blackberrys?
    
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Apparently this was discovered some time ago. My InfoTech professor made a comment about being at a symposium in January where this was discussed. He send me a PDF a little while ago which goes into detail on the study:

http://www.pdf-archive.com/2011/04/2...onhicss-44.pdf
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Just another reason I'll be going towards the Samsung Focus and W7!
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Just another reason I'll be going towards the Samsung Focus and W7!
Do you honestly expect that if Android and Apple, the two major mobile OS providers, both track you, that Microsoft would not?
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Not really, I'm just tired of the apps crashing and losing signal while holding the phone. Not sure if the Focus has copy paste yet, hope so though comes in handy.
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Never had an app crash on Android for ages, not sure about the losing signal thing, isn't that an iPhone 4 problem?
    
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