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More Google Android Privacy Issues Uncovered

Those free apps might not be all that "free"

     
5:47 am on Mar 5, 2012 (gmt 0)

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The UK’s Channel 4 News has dropped a fresh load of privacy grief in Larry’s lap, with an expose into the way advertisers hitch-hike on apps’ permissions.

The Channel 4 piece has drawn a furious response from European Commission VP Viviane Reding, who has told the broadcaster: “this is against the law, because nobody has the right to get your personal data without you agreeing to this.”

[theregister.co.uk...]
9:27 am on Mar 5, 2012 (gmt 0)

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There's lot's of frightening stuff going on now but the good thing is that all of this will hopefully be making the public more aware.