According to a report posted earlier by a site called iPhone Tracker. The recent news states that, Apple started tracking the iPhone in June 2010 when Apple’s newest (at the time) operating system was released. The site said this in its post:
“Cell phone providers collect similar data almost inevitably as part of their operations, but it’s kept behind their firewall. It normally requires a court order to gain access to it, whereas this is available to anyone who can get their hands on your phone or computer,” they write.
“By passively logging your location without your permission, Apple have made it possible for anyone from a jealous spouse to a private investigator to get a detailed picture of your movements.”
According to the graphs it seems that the information was gathered from towers that the cell phone used to have service. So far, it is not visible why Apple would want to collect this data.
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