Apple’s iPhones and Google’s Androids Send Cellphone Location

Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries The Wall Street Journal 4/22/2011

Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Google Inc.’s Android smartphones regularly transmit their locations back to Apple and Google, respectively, according to data and documents analyzed by The Wall Street Journal—intensifying concerns over privacy and the widening trade in personal data.

Google and Apple are gathering location […]