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In April, Apple Ditched Google And Skyhook In Favor Of Its Own Location Databases: This article reports on Apple’s admission that they are building their own location database to replace Skyhook (which is a WiFi location database). Many of us are now walking around with devices that monitor our environments and report back to the […]

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This Article on Wired.com is about an initiative by Juniper Networks in collaboration with Feeva to sell a new tracking technology to ISPs. The enhanced router would be sold to ISPs and will automatically insert your ZIP+4 into HTML headers. This will allow marketers to have much more accurate information about the user’s physical location. […]

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Many sites, including the Los Angeles Times are reporting on a change to Apple’s privacy policy that allows collection and sharing of “anonymous” location information. The only way to prevent this seems to be completely disabling location services on the iPhone. It appears that Google’s privacy policy allows a similar level of information collection. Much […]

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