Counterpoint: 3 Major Issues with the Latest iPhone Tracking “Discovery”
Posted on April 21, 2011 by Alex Levinson
Today, two researchers for O’Reilly media published an article claiming discovery of a hidden tracking system on the iOS 4 operating system. Using simple techniques, Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden extracted data off of an iOS version 4 device and wrote an open source software utility to effectively graph this data onto a map. As a fellow researcher, I champion their creativity and their development. As an expert in this field, I have three points of argument to raise.1 Apple is not collecting this data. And to suggest otherwise is completely misrepresenting Apple. ….
For full text of the article, visit 3 Major Issues with the Latest iPhone Tracking “Discovery” | Alex Levinson.
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