Saturday, December 18, 2010

IPhone and Android Apps Breach Privacy - WSJ.com

I don’t think anybody should be surprised that “free,” advertising-supported services share user information with other companies, but this WSJ analysis is still interesting

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Few devices know more personal details about people than the smartphones in their pockets: phone numbers, current location, often the owner's real name—even a unique ID number that can never be changed or turned off.

These phones don't keep secrets. They are sharing this personal data widely and regularly, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.

IPhone and Android Apps Breach Privacy - WSJ.com

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