Apple Adresses iPhone Data Collection Concern

April 27, 2011

Recent concerns that Apple is tracking users of its iPhones and iPads, have prompted Apple’s chief executive, Steve Jobs, today to respond to the widespread complaints. Along with the announcement of an upcoming mobile software update, Jobs said “the iPhone is not logging your location” and the company has “never transmitted” the precise location of…

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E.U. Says It Will Overhaul Privacy Regulations

November 5, 2010

PARIS — The European Commission called on Thursday for stronger protection of Internet users’ personal information, after news of data leaks at companies like Facebook and Google highlighted concerns about digital privacy. Viviane Reding, the justice commissioner, announced its intention to overhaul the European Union’s data protection rules to take account of the development of…

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