LocationGate was a “bug,” says Apple
Posted by Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Fortune, April 27, 2011 10:16 AM, Source: iPhone Tracker
Cupertino responds to the hysteria with a 10-part Q&A and the promise of a software update. “Apple is not tracking the location of your iPhone. Apple has never done so and has no plans to ever do so.” So begins Apple’s (AAPL) response to the controversy that has been mounting since last Wednesday when two British researchers released an open source application that let Apple’s customers see — in the form of multicolor maps — the location data stored on their iPhones and 3G iPads. …
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