posted on Jan, 28 2013 @ 06:47 AM
When I got an iPhone I turned location services off immediately. It asked me a thousand time if I wanted it on. My time zone was set 5 hours earlier
for some reason and the only remedy it suggested was turning location services on. Until I realized a tab allowed me to do it manually.
It was damn near impossible to activate the tab though. There was one below it that said "find local timezone" but it was in a state of constantly
spinning as though it was searching for it. (Jeez, I thought all phones just got updated by the service provider just like those old nokias with the
blue and grey displays...)
Now everytime I load an app I get asked if I want location services on.
No I don't thank you very much.
The amount of greed within these companies is far greater than my need to have GPS tracking on. I don't need them knowing when I'm in the can, when
I'm shopping, when I'm eating, when I'm having sex with my girlfriends.
Some things people just don't need to know.
This is a clear example of how they go far beyond where they should, to mine data which they shouldn't be.
"Don't be evil."
This reminds me of all those slutty girls where the first thing that comes out of their mouth when you meet them is, "I'm not that type of
Sure you aren't.