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News Story
4/23/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Location tracking on Google, Apple devices concerns consumers Amid global outrage over reports that Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad keep records of users' movements without their knowledge, the giant Internet company Google Inc. is now grappling with a privacy controversy of its own. The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that...
News Story
4/23/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Sen. Franken asks Apple for answers on data privacy. WASHINGTON, DC - Your iPhone, iPad or Android phone know where you are, where you go to the gym, and what restaurants you eat at. And the mobile devices can tell anyone who gets ahold of your phone or tablet. Sen. Al Franken wants to know why. Franken, chairman of a newly formed Senate...
News Story
4/4/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Federal prosecutors are taking a look at what smartphone application makers do with the data they collect from their users. Their investigation came to light Monday in a regulatory filing by Internet radio company Pandora. Oakland-based Pandora said it had received a subpoena from a federal grand jury early this year. The company said in the...