Apple caught tracking your movements

Looks like you can be tracked if you are using a recent edition of an iPhone or an iPod. Since (they estimate) June, a file on the gadgets is storing where you have been. It is a SQlite file called consolidated.db. It also gets synced with iTunes to your Mac or PC.
Stored in the file in clear text are locations’ longitude and latitude, a timestamp and other information, including Wi-Fi networks in range of the device. The file is hard to access because it is in the root directory but it still leaves open the possibilities.
At this time there is no evidence that the file has been sent outside of the device (to Apple or others).
Apple has not commented on the issue.
A researcher even released an app that will open the file and show you where you have been. You can get it at http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/

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