TIL that iphones regularly transmit the Mac addresses of devices attached to the same WiFi network to Apple. In addition to their geographical location of course.

So essentially you can be tracked across all locations where an iPhone is near you (and you haven't disabled your WiFi).


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@fedops "Apple is a good choice if you value your privacy."

- Apple marketing team

Just one of the reasons I disable my WiFi when I leave the house.

@fedops "Both iOS and Google Android transmit telemetry, despite the user explicitly opting out of this."

How in the world is this legal? And why are we putting up with this??

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