Apple Grilled for Secretly Mapping Customers’ Location

Apple was widely criticized, grilled by the Senate and federal agencies, and sued by customers after researchers discovered that iPhones and iPads were collecting and storing a year’s worth of unencrypted data about user whereabouts. The company was forced to admit it had erred, reduce location data storage to 7 days or less, stop backing up data on people’s computers, and delete information when customers stop using location services.

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