On Deadline: Can we thank Apple for a resurgence of 'privacy' concerns? | May 20, 2011 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Spectrum - May 20, 2011

On Deadline: Can we thank Apple for a resurgence of 'privacy' concerns?

by Jay Thorwaldson

The technology of "tracking" suddenly broke on the American public like a tsunami with the recent disclosure that using an Apple iPhone4 or an iPad means that any sophisticated techno-whiz could tell you where you were for the past year.

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Former Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson can be e-mailed at jaythor@well.com.

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