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Snooping fears plague new iTunes

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    Snooping fears plague new iTunes



    Apple's Steve Jobs has come under fire over the iTunes changes
    Apple has been criticised over a new version of its iTunes program that can keep track of a user's listening habits.

    The updated software includes a feature that recommends tracks similar to the music being played via iTunes.

    Users said Apple had to be more open about data being collected because the recommendations use unique identifiers for a computer and iTunes account.

    Apple said it did not keep any data gathered after it made recommendations.

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