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Description: How many of your Android Apps are sending your hidden data?

Source: Engadget

Date: November 22, 2015

 

You may already know that Android apps send a lot of data, but you might be surprised at how much of it isn’t really necessary. While the data collected is likely to be harmless, there is always room for concern that a less-intuned app developer could put your information at risk without good reason.

While the activity is likely to be innocuous, there’s a concern that a less-than-careful app developer could put your info at risk without a good reason.

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Questions for discussion:

1. Should it be necessary for app developers to notify users of all data collection?

2. Should users be required to accept or deny every type of data collected by an app?

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