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Re: There is no real option to turn off Location History once it has been enabled;

If you are some paranoid nutter that cares about this sort of thing, then don't turn it on. If you do. You can permently pause it, and if you want to delete all the previously collected data, you can also do so. If only Apple did ANY of this. With iPhone location tracking, it's mandatory with no option to turn it off, it's part of using the iPhone agreement and used to improve apple maps, and the data may be shared with partners. Go read the apple privacy policy.

The Google settings are pretty reasonable, if you don't like them, don't use them. I find it handy for time billing. Knowing where I was when

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