How Smartphone Apps Spy On Their Users

Popular game app Angry Birds, for example, sends a user’s username, contacts, location and phone ID along to Google/Chillingo (a unit at Electronic Arts, which markets the game) and to Flurry, an application analytics company. Do Angry Birds actually seem more menacing to you now?

It’s not only smartphone apps. Facebook apps leak alot of information too. That’s why I’m very particular when adding apps.

Read the whole article from the link below.

http://blogs.forbes.com/kashmirhill/2010/12/20/how-smartphone-applications-spy-on-their-users/

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