Apple Under Fire over Privacy in Germany

Apple has long been considered a model company when it comes to privacy protection. But the US company now plans to serve geo-targeted advertising to its smartphone users using the GPS or WiFi data provided by the device. Privacy experts are up in arms — in America and Germany.It was 1984, the year to which George Orwell had dedicated his dark vision of a future in a totalitarian world. There were those who conjured up Orwell’s prediction, but soon they discovered that things were not nearly as bad as the author had feared when he wrote “1984” in the late 1940s.
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