iOS

What's wrong with WiFi in iOS?

Why am I saying that? Because whenever I try to turn off the Wi-Fi it goes to inactive mode but doesn't completely turn off.

What's wrong with WiFi in iOS?

I think that from iOS 13, Apple has made the Wi-Fi worse.

Why am I saying that? Because whenever I try to turn off the Wi-Fi it goes to inactive mode but it will still gonna look for what are your available hotspots.

And is going to turn it on whenever I’m changing the location.

Why?
But Why????

And is going to turn it on whenever I’m changing the location.

So is it off now? It’s ON and you just constantly checking for the active connection and the reason I am irritated with this is that first is going to consume the battery.

Okay, I agree that it is a low power consumption but still, it’s consumption.

Another thing is that in an active city like Berlin, whenever I am walking through the streets or let’s just say in a mall, the mall’s wifi’s would be tracking my location and just trying to know where I am.

The shops are also tracking if I was inside those aisles if I was inside the aisles they are going to offer me some ads on Facebook or Instagram.

It’s very dangerous or at least seems very dangerous.


I am not just making it up

I noticed one particular example of above tracking in/near shop. It was that I was browsing at a shop of pictures of Retina of your eye and from there we did not buy anything and went home.

We saw the ads of that shop in our Facebook feeds.

And every time I go to the mall that’s what is happening.


Why am I writing about it?

This is just one side of the story and consider it to be a bigger space like a train station or something.

I’m not saying this technology is very bad but it can easily be used for really malicious purposes.

It’s not a useful purpose to just track and show you ads.

And if we don't write about it then the issues become unnoticed and unspoken about.

Writing/Speaking up about it brings it into everyone's notice and forms a group affected by it.


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