Data privacy issues on Iphone

I extract this from, by Kevin Kelleher:

Some of the most popular iPhone apps were found to be sending personal data like location and phone numbers to advertisers. The FCC passed a set of neutrality rules that fell far short of the openness that people are used to on the web, particularly on the mobile web.

In most of these areas — the corporate control of personal data, the risk of malware and stolen passwords, the ability of ISPs to throttle bandwidth — battles will continue to wage over protecting individual interests. But there is also a growing resignation that these problems are the price to pay for being on the web. At some point, when the price gets to be too high, it may be too late to go back to the kind of open web we enjoyed for years.

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