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Beware the “Worm” in your Apple

Millions have been spent to convince the world that a bite of the Apple iPhone is crisp, refreshing and delicious. Wholesome. Innocent. It is your friend. BUT, friends know things about each other – so be prepared to give away yet another personal privacy. Apple is tracking YOUR longitude and latitude throughout your day, and throughout your life. Of course, this information was their little secret – until it was uncovered that your iPhone is documenting your whereabouts every second it is in the “on” position. This should trouble everyone – iPhone user or not. Imagine! Will we see these data points in court someday, allied against us to prove involvement, or intent, or opportunity toward some nefarious act? How will Apple use this information, and why has it been kept secret? Who will be able to access it? Does this practice square with your sense of ethics? Is this illegal search and seizure? Visit YouTube and see what Exeter researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden have dug up. Click Here:
Then email your member of congress and ask why your rights are being abridged.

Beware the worm in your Apple, It bites!

For your elected official’s email, go to www.conservativeusa.org/mega-cong.htm

About the Author

Paul CardenasPaul Cardenas is Leadership and Organizational Development Coach and Practitioner. The author of numerous Professional and Scholarly articles, his passion is helping people to develop a profound personal vision for their career and family life. Paul travels and delivers to individuals and organizations in many places around the globe. In his free time, Paul is an active philanthropist focusing on establishing small health oriented community based organizations and innovative charter schools.View all posts by Paul Cardenas