Apple to press ahead on mobile privacy, despite Facebook protests

San Francisco (AFP) – Apple said Thursday it would press ahead with mobile software changes that limit tracking for targeted advertising — a move that has prompted complaints from Facebook and others.The iPhone maker said updates to its mobile operating system would give users more information and control on the tracking of their online activity by apps on Apple devices.Apple earlier this year delayed the changes to give online advertisers time to adapt.But in a letter to the nonprofit group Ranking Digital Rights, Apple said it planned to move forward next year “because we share your concern…

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