Congress, FCC look into Apple tracking
By Kim Hart and Tony Romm, posted April 21, 2011
A hidden feature in the iPhone and iPad operating software that silently tracks consumers’ location has caught the attention of the FCC and Congress. An FCC official told POLITICO the agency is looking into the matter. On Wednesday, a study was released that found Apple’s popular devices were periodically tracking and storing users’ longitude and latitude coordinates along with time stamps.
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