“OK, you can take your tinfoil hats off now. German site Heise Online has tested Hackint0sh user XianLi’s claims about the iPhone sending its IMEI to Apple while accessing the web. According to Heise and other sources, this is not true,” Jesus Diaz reports for Gizmodo.
Turns out, “these IDs are identical in all iPhones… The most plausible explanation: the codes could be just application identifiers. Rumor smashed,” Diaz reports.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “MacVicta” for the heads up.]