Why You're Gonna Get Stalked by Your iPhone Like Never Before with iOS 5

Apple's latest iOS brings enhanced location services to your iPhone. So enhanced that some apps make it seem a little bit scary at just how well they're tracking you, even when the app isn't running—but it's a good thing! Right? » 10/14/11 10:51am 10/14/11 10:51am

A Hint at Apple's Mobile Advertising Plans (Location, Location,…

A small, but interesting note: Apple's published an "App Store Tip" for developers that it'll reject apps which "use location-based information primarily to enable mobile advertisers to deliver targeted ads based on a user's location." It's not to protect you. » 2/04/10 2:47pm 2/04/10 2:47pm

iPhone App Blacklist Isn't For Remotely Disabling Apps

An "informed source" at Apple has told Daring Fireball's John Gruber that the mysterious iPhone app blacklist » 8/08/08 10:00am 8/08/08 10:00am striking fear in the hearts of iPhone-toting privacy nerds everywhere actually isn't for remotely disabling apps. Nope, it's actually a CoreLocation blacklist—in other words, a list of apps not allowed to access …