Chinese news report, according to The Wall Street Journal, recently, the Wall Street Journal test shows that even if the location service function is turned off, Apple laptop battery's smart phone iPhone is still collected and stored in the user's location information.
Location data seems to be near the phone through the user's mobile phone towers and Wi-Fi access points collected, the data does not seem to return to Apple. In response, Apple laptop battery declined to comment.
Nevertheless, in the location services turned off, iPhone is still collected and stored location information may again lead to the fact that people's questions. For the users of its mobile phone location information is being collected and informed to what extent? The researchers have disclosed, iPhone users can be the location of data storage for several months.
It is reported that, iPhone is not encrypted folder location, which sparked the uproar. Some people began to worry that their phone may be searched, and the location data will be exploited to its negative.
Recently, Democratic Representative Ed Markey of
Last week, there were reports that Apple laptop battery's iPhone and Google's Android software from the driver's mobile phone user's location information, respectively, back to Apple and Google.
Last year, the Wall Street Journal conducted a survey shows that many of the most popular mobile phone "procedure" are the existence of such voyeuristic behavior. Their cases without the user's permission, the user's location data and other personal information shared with third parties.
Previously had a history of Apple and Google said they collected data are anonymous, the user can turn off location services to prevent such information is collected.
However, this feature does not seem to turn off the stop position of data stored on the iPhone. The Wall Street Journal during the data collection test, using a restore to factory settings and use the latest version of Apple laptop battery's operating system iOS iPhone4.
Press Close in the default location services turned on and immediately had previously been recorded in the mobile phone location data collected. With this phone and then press to the new location and observe the data. Move the phone a few hours, the phone continued to collect location data from the new location.
iPhone4 collected data including coordinate and time labeling, but not the phone went in the exact coordinates of locations, some difference of several miles (1 mile approximately
It is understood that independent security researchers Ashkan Soltani confirmed the Wall Street Journal survey found.From: http://www.batterydoctor.info/