Apple has come under fire following a researcher's report that iOS version 4 software for the iPad and iPhone stores users' location data.
Apple pays $945 to settle iPhone tracking suit in Korea Apple's South Korea unit pays up following the revelation that the company's iOS-based devices were inadvertently tracking user locations. (Posted in The Digital Home by Don Reisinger) July 14, 2011 6:39 AM PDT
Senators press Apple, Google on location privacy Apple and Google return to Capitol Hill to defend themselves against accusations from politicians who say companies aren't doing enough to protect their customers' location privacy. DOJ wants wireless providers to store user info (Posted in Privacy Inc. by Declan McCullagh) May 19, 2011 11:26 AM PDT
Apple responds to Rep. Markey on location Apple has responded to a letter from U.S. Congressman Edward Markey about what it does with location data from iOS devices. While much of it is a rehash of the Q&A, Apple says there's an unnamed third-party that's getting some of the data. (Posted in Apple Talk by Josh Lowensohn) May 10, 2011 10:12 AM PDT
Congressman wants FTC probe of iPhone tracking Apple's explanation for location tracking, and promise of a fix, doesn't satisfy Rep. Jay Inslee, who still wants a Federal Trade Commission investigation, CNET has learned. (Posted in Privacy Inc. by Declan McCullagh) April 28, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
Apple: We'll fix iPhone tracking 'bug' The iPhone maker breaks its silence and says an iOS update coming soon will address a location-tracking furor involving a "crowd-sourced Wi-Fi hotspot and cell tower database." Jobs, Apple execs discuss iPhones and location (Q&A) The white iPhone arrives tomorrow--finally! (Posted in Signal Strength by Marguerite Reardon) April 27, 2011 6:24 AM PDT