Two Apple customers have filed a lawsuit accusing the Cupertino, California, company of committing violations of computer-fraud laws by recording location data of iPhone and iPad customers.
And they should. Apple is playing the role of Big Brother here. All this data would be subject to seizure by the Obama Justice Department and every redneck hick cop in the country. If you aren’t afraid, you are either in coma, You are in total denial, or you are imbecile.
I have been reading a bunch of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher books. The idea if going totally off the grid like Reacher is getting more and more appealing.
House Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee raised concerns about consumer privacy policies at major technology companies in the aftermath of reports that smart phones collect, store, and sometimes even transmit data about users’ whereabouts.
Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) joined four Republicans on his panel in questioning Google, Apple, Research in Motion, Nokia and HP about their privacy policies in letters sent Monday. Press reports about smart phone tracking have largely surrounded the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android software.