iPhone Apps Send Your Personal Info to Ad Networks? Lawsuit Says Yes

Steve Jobs cast as Big Brother from Orwell's novel 1982

Apple lets apps on its iOS platform collect personal information about users and then send them to advertisement networks—at least according to a lawsuit filed last Thursday in Federal court. The lawsuit, which was filed in San Jose, CA’s U.S. District Court by Jonathan Lalo alleges that iOS devices like the iPad, iPhone, and iPod ...

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Anyone Else Suspicious of Facebook Places?

You may have heard about Facebook’s new Places feature. While the idea behind it certainly is interesting, Facebook’s implementation is dubious. No surprise there. In fact, unless you manually change your privacy settings right now, your friends on Facebook have the ability to know where you are. Trust me, it gets even worse. While it might ...

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