“The existence of this information — stored in an unencrypted format — raises serious privacy concerns … Anyone who gains access to this single file could likely determine the location of a user’s home, the businesses he frequents, the doctors he visits, the schools his children attend, and the trips he has taken — over the past months or even a year.”

— senator al franken’s letter to steven p. jobs regarding the iOS4 consolidated.db file which contains latitude-longitude coordinates along with a timestamp.