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Rep. Markey Calls for Probe into iPhone Location Tracking Technology

HeadlineApr 25, 2011

Congressman Edward Markey of Massachusetts has called for a congressional investigation into the computer giant Apple after researchers revealed the iPhone was secretly collecting and storing detailed location information on the phone. The iPhone controversy continues to grow. The Wall Street Journal reports today that the iPhone is collecting and storing location information, even when location services are turned off. Last week, the Journal reported that the iPhone and cell phones powered by Google Android software were also directly transmitting their locations back to Google and Apple.

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