Study Shows How Android Phones Still Track Users, Even When ‘Opted Out’

We’ve frequently noted that what’s often presented as “improved privacy” is usually privacy theater. For example researchers just got done showing how Apple’s heavily hyped “do not track” button doesn’t actually do what it claims to do, and numerous apps can still collect an parade of different data points on users who believe they’ve opted out of such collection.

Link: Study Shows How Android Phones Still Track Users, Even When ‘Opted Out’
via http://www.techdirt.com

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