What's the problem really?
I don't get this obsessive concern about your privacy being invaded by your mobile phone. Does it really matter if your phone knows where you are? You're happy for your phone to know where you are when using Google maps and any weather app. So unless you're a high value sought after criminal wanted by the FBI, get over your unimportant selves thinking you're someone special that actually needs their location kept a secret, and ditch your scary spy-phone and go buy yourself a second hand Nokia 3310, buy yourself an AA map and watch the weather forecast on the TV