1. frank pik's Avatar
    If I'm not mistaken weren't they already sued over this not too long ago? It's collecting several times per day
    07-17-2014 06:47 PM
  2. Microsoftjunkie's Avatar
    I'm guessing you're referring to the location icon. I've noticed that too, but I'm not sure if its an app or the OS.
    07-17-2014 07:08 PM
  3. a5cent's Avatar
    What is being collected? How do you know whatever is being collected is being sent home?
    07-17-2014 07:09 PM
  4. greedo_greedy's Avatar
    You see the location icon whenever an app requests your location.

    If your location services is turned off then no data is sent.

    Correct me if I'm wrong.
    07-17-2014 08:26 PM
  5. frank pik's Avatar
    That's how its supposed to be. After the 2nd or 3rd 8.1 update I catch it doing this very often
    07-18-2014 05:24 PM
  6. frank pik's Avatar
    And aside from turning it on maybe twice for no more than a minute to use the map, I made sure each time to turn it off, since it I don't really trust it (although I'm sure nobody has any real privacy anyways with any smartphone) and it wastes battery anyway. Despite being positive its off, I always check whenever the location icon pops up just to confirm I left it off - which it always is off
    07-18-2014 05:28 PM

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