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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 04:03 PM

Privacy: a huge proportion of Android apps are secretly tracking you
By Mark Wycislik-Wilson
2017-11-27

A joint research project between Yale University's Privacy Lab and French non-profit Exodus Privacy has uncovered widescale tracking in a large number of Android apps. The likes of Tinder, Spotify, Uber, Twitter and Snapchat -- as well as masses of lesser-known apps -- were found to be riddled with snooping components relating to no less than 25 well-known trackers.

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