: What could such a worm do on my phone?
A: Anything. It could do anything you can do on your phone, and
more. So it could destroy or steal all of your data. Track your
location. Spam your friends. Listen to your phone calls. Dial the
presidents of every country in the world. Anything. And you would pay for
all the charges it would create, too.
FAQ on the JailbreakMe iPhone vulnerabilities
It's also clear that users should have different rights with respect to
each data type. We should be allowed to export, change, and delete
disclosed data, even if the social networking sites don't want us to. It's
less clear what rights we have for entrusted data -- and far less clear for
incidental data. If you post pictures from a party with me in them, can I
demand you remove those pictures -- or at least blur out my face?
in "A Revised Taxonomy of Social Networking Data"
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