iPhone’s Location Data Collection Investigated in S.Korea

Apple company is being inspected by South Korea’s communications regulator to decide if it’s overlooking the rules by saving data on the location of apple iphone customers.

The Korea Communications Commission told Apple how often data is collected and stored, and whether customers have a option over whether it’s stored or removed, the commission says in an e-mailed claim today. Apple must clarify why such type of information is stored on devices and if it’s saved on the company’s servers.

Steve Park, a Seoul-based spokesperson for Apple, rejected to opinion.The commission also says it will form a staff to review how to efficiently secure mobile phone customers data and security. Apple has been inquired by French, German and Italian security regulators since experts described the company’s units track and save information about the actions of iPhone and iPad customers.

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