‘If in doubt, say no’: why phone apps want permission to use your personal data

Smartphones are incredibly useful tools and entertainment devices. They are also a gateway to a massive amount of our personal data. They can find out where we are, listen to us and see us, know who we talk to and what’s on our schedule. And, through apps, as downloaded to your phone through Apple or Google’s store, companies can leverage this information to provide us with services and them with valuable data.

Link: ‘If in doubt, say no’: why phone apps want permission to use your personal data
via http://www.theage.com.au

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