CNet releases a study showing how thousand of apps violate privacy

CNet releases a study showing how thousand of apps violate privacy

New research by the International Computer Science Institute, reported by CNET, shows how particular applications connected Google advertising IDs with personal identifiers (such as MAC address) in order to gather more data. This is not a practice recommended by Google.

Mercy Hasselblad
Mercy Hasselblad
Experiment Eks
Experiment Eks 1 year

Didn't see that coming! /s

beanie weaine
beanie weaine 1 year

What do you expect when companies see how much money Facebook and Twitter and YouTube are raking in by selling your data they all want a piece of that pie.

Phire Wuffie
Phire Wuffie 1 year

yeah, what's new

Jesse E.
Jesse E. 1 year

No shit Sherlock.

william snedker
william snedker 1 year

Oh man I was hoping to convert from apple to android in hopes of having a more free and open platform

Auster Maeson
Auster Maeson 1 year

Google owns android so it’s no surprise they’re collecting as much data as possible. My conspiracy theory is Google wants to take over the world. (Dr. Evil laugh) * Muahahahaha...

Madeyes
Madeyes 1 year

Tbh it’s probably in the terms and conditions no one reads and now everyone is shocked. 🤷‍♂️

Ryan Lee
Ryan Lee 1 year

I just love how Lou from UnboxTherapy harped on about how FaceTime was bugged while completely ignoring the flaws from android. Ironic how he probably will never say anything about it

DishEtti
DishEtti 1 year

Damn, no one is safe.

K1ngConnor
K1ngConnor 1 year

Whoops. Thought it was only Apple that had flaws?

who knows
who knows 1 year

this is not rocket science. it's been documented many times before how apps been using your information to collect data base. to a point some see it creepy,

Nick Record
Nick Record 1 year

Well this will give a record of the ways men and women manipulate and abuse each other. It'll expose quite alot so Americans can take a minute to self reflect.

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