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 April 23, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance

Mike Elgan writes:

Location data retention sounds like a medical condition. In a way, it is. And your phone’s probably got it.

We heard about a new scandal this week. iPhones, we discovered, keep a record of every place you’ve been, or, at least, every place your phone’s been. That data is stored in a file on your phone, unencrypted. Shock!

The data could be subpoenaed in a divorce case. PCs and phones could be hacked, and the could be data exposed. The horror!

Read more on Computerworld.

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