Apple Defends Handling of Mobile Device User-Location Data

Apple Inc. defended how it gathers and uses customer-location data in a letter to a U.S. House lawmaker as it prepares to testify at a Senate hearing tomorrow on mobile privacy.”Consumers are increasingly demanding accurate location information from their handheld devices,” including directions to the nearest coffee shop or gas station, Bruce Sewell, Apple’s general counsel wrote in a May 6 letter to Representative Mary Bono Mack, a California Republican. The letter was released today by Bono Mack’s office.To read this Bloomberg report in full, see:

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