Leosghost - 2:09 am on Oct 19, 2012 (gmt 0)
However including IFA
Identification For Advertisers, is a random number generated once by the iOS device which is used to uniquely identify that device between applications. The number is available to apps which can send it to their advertising service of choice to pull down new adverts, perhaps based on previous usage of viewing, without sharing the identity of the user or their equipment.
By default switched to "on"
might cause them to be shown a "stop" sign, by various legislators and governments involved in privacy issues worldwide..
Apple has enabled user tracking of its customers once again, with the recently released iOS 6 enabling advertisers to see which apps users have run, and which adverts they've seen – all for the benefit of the users, of course.
Btw ..read the comments to the article, which explain how it works..which is not like many Apple owners think it does..
quote from one commentard re Apple and privacy..
Apple law "If they can't see it it's not illegal" followed by OH SHIT THEY SAW IT. Followed by trying to sneak it in under another name during the next release.