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Apple privacy concerns go to court

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 3 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "From the article: Apple is being sued for allegedly letting mobile apps on the iPhone and iPad send personal information to ad networks without the consent of users. Some of the apps listed are on the Android market as well, but there is no mention of a similar problem for Google. One wonders if Apple could be persuaded to strip access to the unique phone identifiers from apps....."
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moeluv (1785142) | more than 3 years ago | (#34713398)

I'm probably going to be burning positive karma by saying this but here it goes. This is what comes with the walled garden. I have to think Apple is getting some sort of payoff from advertisers for access to this sort information. True "it just works" but is it worth it to you to allow this kind of access to your personal information?
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