Apple releases iOS 4.3.3 – Patches Location Database

Josh Lowensohn is reporting in his CNET Apple Talk blog that Apple has addressed the public outcry over its devices’ location-tracking behavior including that information’s security in its latest update to iOS.

Lowensohn writes “iOS 4.3.3, which is a free update delivered through Apple’s iTunes software, reduces the size of the “crowdsourced” location cache, no longer backs up the cache to iTunes in the form of a device recovery image, and deletes the cache when a user turns Location Services off. ”

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