In the wake of a recent discovery regarding data collection on iPhones, some Democratic lawmakers are questioning whether Apple has failed to protect its customers' privacy, and whether the company has possibly broken the law.
Researchers announced Wednesday that they found what look like secret files on the iPhone that track user location and store it on the device, without the permission of the device owner. It's unclear what the data is used for and why Apple has been collecting it in iOS products that carry a 3G antenna for nearly a year now.
Apple iPhone tracks your moves
Posted on Thursday, Apr 21 2011 @ 22:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck