Tag Archives: Privacy

Visualizing iPhone tracking data

As I’m sure you’ve already seen, Apple recently found itself in a spot of trouble when it emerged iPhones and iPads have been keeping a permanent log of  locations. Initial reports that these were precise, timestamped user locations turned out … Continue reading

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iPhone stalking – there’s a map for that

We previously learnt cell phone networks log user locations, and what that data reveals. Today, O’Reilly Radar reports Apple is secretly doing the same with the iPhone and iPad . The information is stored on all iOS4 devices, in an … Continue reading

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Data stored by cellphone company mapped – the results are astonishing

The New York Times draws our attention to some impressive data journalism from Zeit Online. After a legal battle, Malte Spitz from the German Green party, managed to gain access to records kept by his cellphone company, telecoms giant Deutsche … Continue reading

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