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Google ´flaw´ puts
users´ details on display

News Limited [Sydney, AUS], by Claire Porter

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Posted By:Ribicon, 2/14/2013 10:14:36 PM

Every time you purchase an app on Google Play, your name, address and email is passed on to the developer, it has been revealed. The "flaw" - which appears to be by design - was discovered by Sydney app developer, Dan Nolan who told news.com.au that he was uncomfortable being the custodian of this information and that there was no reason for any developer to have this information at their finger tips.(Snip) "Let me make this crystal clear, every App purchase you make on Google Play gives the developer your name, suburb and email address with no indication that this information

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"Google" and "dubious business practices" sometimes appear next to one another in the dictionary.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 2/14/2013 11:44:55 PM     (No. 9177366)

Tv´s are now coming with cameras and software to monitor your every move. One article about Intel says they see you cuddling on the couch you will then see ads for romantic "gifts"

Creepy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: corndoggies, 2/15/2013 5:07:34 AM     (No. 9177482)

Well this is disturbing news indeed. I have several apps on my smart phone but only free ones. I´ve yet to find an app worth paying for. Hopefully this doesn´t apply but I´m not holding my breath.

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