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Posts from Date:   2011-4

Follow-up to “The iPhone, Location, Collections, and Consistent Protection”

by Ian Glazer  |  April 27, 2011

Apple has just released a response to the iPhone location database issue. I highly suggest you read the response in its entirety, but for you impatient types, here’s the net result of what Apple said: Apple receives anonymized data from the iPhone (which is what they stated in their ToS and told Congress) The local […]

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The iPhone, Location, Collection, and Consistent Protection

by Ian Glazer  |  April 25, 2011

The story so far: there’s a SQLite database on your iPhone called consolidated.db It contains geolocation records of the phone. A year’s worth. Now this isn’t new news. This has been known for a year or so. Apple even described its use of location information to Representatives Markey and Barton last July. (Page 4 is […]

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Am I my brother’s breacher?

by Ian Glazer  |  April 4, 2011

Last week multi-channel marketing service provider Epsilon suffered a breach. By now it’s highly likely that you received an email from a company you do business with explaining that your name and/or email address was acquired because of this breach. Why am I so confident that you received such an email? Because Epsilon was a […]

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