Friday, July 11, 2014

iPhone’s Frequent Location function a national security threat – says China

It has been reported by Mail Online quoting China’s CCTV that China considers iPhone’s Frequent Location function a national security threat.


The Chinese state media said in a statement on Friday that the ability of the iPhone to track and time-stamp locations is suspicious and can be a threat to its national security.  iPhone's 'Frequent Locations' function allows users to be tracked and information about them revealed.



Apple has frequently come under fire from Chinese state media, which accused the company of providing user data to U.S. intelligence agencies and have called for 'severe punishment'.


It may be added that iPhone is one of the leading cellphone being used in China and some 150 millions iPhones have been sold in China.

Read more about it at: Daily Mail

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