Why does Apple’s two-factor sign-in think you’re hundreds of miles away?

Apple's 2FA doesn't use GPS, which results in locations that aren't exactly where you are.

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Glenn Fleishman’s most recent books include Take Control of Zoom, Second Edition, Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.