4/29/2011 10:50:00 AM - 0 comments
There has been a lot of trouble for Apple over the past two weeks and this comes as report of iPhone location tracking being something that users were completely unaware of. The latest update is that a federal lawsuit is now being filed against Apple over the iPhone location tracking.
This lawsuit probably won’t surprise anyone, two iPhone customers are now suing Apple because they claim that their iPhones and iPads have been tracking their movements without their knowing or their consent. These two customers are claiming an invasion of privacy has taken place and they are going to make Apple pay.
These two men are Vikram Ajjampur who is a Florida based iPhone user and William Devite who is a New York iPad owner. These two men are taking Apple to court over the way that iOS keeps tabs on location data.
It may sound like madness and unless you have something to hide it really shouldn’t be too much of a big deal if Apple knows how often you visit McDonalds. The trouble of course is that lawyers will jump at the chance to get behind this especially when you consider the popularity of the iPhone and the fact that Apple is worth millions.
According to Steve Jobs, the iOS software does not keep track of your recent locations but I don’t think these two customers are going to be listening to him, do you? Read more...