Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12

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Apple has announced that with iOS 12, iPhone users in the US will be able to automatically share their location with first responders when they make 911 calls. Building on its currently-used location technology, Apple says that it will start to use RapidSOS’s Internet Protocol-based data pipeline to quickly and securely share HELO (Hybridized Emergency Location) data with 911 centers. See also: Apple is updating iOS to lock out police iPhone hacking tools Apple reveals performance-focused iOS 12 for a massive range of iPhones and iPads Apple updates App Store rules to prevent devs gathering data from contacts The company…

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