One of the creepiest things about modern technology is shopping for something with your phone and then ads for that product will be displayed on websites you visit and other apps you use for many days following. iPhone users now have a new tool to avoid this type of tracking and many will want to download and install the iOS 14.5 update now, instead of waiting for the automatic update. See iPhone apps are tracking you. Here’s how to stop them in iOS 14.5 from C|Net for more details. Early statistics indicate 95% of users are opting out from being tracked, which cannot please Facebook, Google and others.
Many lawyers, particularly in martial dissolution cases, have clients ask if it is possible someone is using their iPhone to track their physical location. The answer, of course, is that it is certainly possible. But that’s not really helpful, is it? So here’s a short piece you can share with clients: How To Tell If Someone Is Tracking Your iPhone. Of course if some tracking software has been installed it can be challenging to determine, since there are many products that do this, even though it is generally not legal to track someone without their permission.