I thought this one an interesting story and while I would imagine Apple will not download and use the information from the GPS locator, the ability is there to do exactly this. I have an iPhone, its not my main used phone these days, and I did not read the enormous EULA (End User Licence Agreement) that Apple have for the iPhone, but it makes interesting reading now.
“Apple iPhones and 3G iPads are secretly recording and storing details of all their owners’ movements, researchers claim.
Location data is kept in a hidden, unencrypted file according to security experts Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden.
With the right software, it can be used to map exactly where a person has been.
Apple has yet to comment on the revelation, however there is no suggestion that it has been uploading or using the information”
Read the full Article at BBC Technology News HERE