Reply to post: Re: Doesn't compute

FYI: Yeah, the cops can force your finger onto a suspect's iPhone to see if it unlocks, says judge

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Re: Doesn't compute

"Sigh, even ElReg journos seem to buy into calling data about who you called and when "metadata" "

It's a pretty good word for it. Meta(-) is, broadly speaking, (-) about another (-). Metadata is still data, its specifically data that describes another piece of data.

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