Apple along with others such as Google, LinkedIn, and Path know that privacy is heavily based on users’ information. The Cupertino California company is finally taking action toward attempting to right its wrongs by requiring user permission in iOS 6 before apps can access any sensitive information.
It has been made aware to everyone that apps uploaded data earlier this year, data such as entire contact lists, to servers without notifying or even asking for permission from users first. Apple responded to the issue in February when a representative said future software releases would require explicit user approval. Shortly after, Apple launched OS X Mountain Lion beta which required apps to seek permission and alert users before cropping data. This same feature is now found in iOS 6.
Alternatively, ad networks are claiming to have found a workaround to the issue
and are attempting to bypass the privacy rules. The bypass has yet to be confirmed and furthermore, was being tested in iOS 5, so whether or not the same method will work in iOS 6 is still unknown. We'll have to wait and see upon the release of