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Comment Re:Settings to disable (Score 1) 314 314

And for what it's worth, my settings since I bought the phone have been:

Auto Locate: Off. You will be asked for authorization when an application requests your location.
(I get prompted each time I start any app that wants my location. I can say no, and it starts with "limited functionality", like requiring me to type in a zip code for movie searches manually.)

Use GPS: Off
(I turn it on when I need to use it. Privacy and battery life concerns. Due to the latter, I know it's off when I turn it off.)

Background Data Collection: Off
(Based on someone else's post, I would guess this is Google using GPS coordinates and cell tower info to figure out where the cell towers are so they can provide location services without GPS active.)

I don' t have a Geotag Photos option.

Checking the current /var/context/contextfile, the first line is "{ "Location": false }". Every other line in there is an app start/stop time.

That doesn't mean it doesn't start up the GPS when it crashes to find coordinates to report, or anything... but I'd be curious what Joey's settings were here.
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Submission + - Ron Paul recieves a record $4.2 million in 24 hrs 2 2

An anonymous reader writes: The AP reports Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, aided by an extraordinary outpouring of Internet support Monday, hauled in more than $4.2 million in nearly 24 hours

The $4.2 million represented online contributions from more than 37,000 donors. Paul as of Monday had raised more than $7 million since Oct. 1, more than half his goal of $12 million by the end of the year, according to his Web site.

Paul advocates limited government and low taxes like other Republicans, but he stands alone as the only GOP presidential candidate opposed to the Iraq war. He also has opposed Bush administration security measures that he says encroach on civil liberties.
Editorial

Submission + - Ron Paul recieves a record $4.2 million in 24 hrs

An anonymous reader writes: The AP reports Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, aided by an extraordinary outpouring of Internet support Monday, hauled in more than $4.2 million in nearly 24 hours.

The $4.2 million represented online contributions from more than 37,000 donors. Paul as of Monday had raised more than $7 million since Oct. 1, more than half his goal of $12 million by the end of the year, according to his Web site.

Paul advocates limited government and low taxes like other Republicans, but he stands alone as the only GOP presidential candidate opposed to the Iraq war. He also has opposed Bush administration security measures that he says encroach on civil liberties.
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Submission + - The Stagnation of JavaScript->

AmaDaden writes: Things might be heating up between the Mozilla folks and the IE folks. Why? Mozilla and others have been pushing for work on ES4 or ECMAScript 4th Edition. ECMAScript is better known as JavaScript. While Microsoft was a force behind the creation of all previous editions of ECMAScript since achieving browser dominance it seems they have stopped contributing. In addition they are now opposing ES4. It's worth mentioning that "Brendan's Roadmap" is from Mr.Javascript himself Brendan Eich
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