Privacy PolicyThe privacy protection of mobile users is big problem these days, especially since many companies are finding loop holes to exploit and further use personal information for advertising and data collection. One area that needed to be updated was the mobile application privacy monitoring.

The Attorney General of California, Kamal Harris, revealed some surprising information about how mobile apps were taking advantage of users and extracting information. One such practice by mobile apps was to go through the user’s address book information and then use that without notifying or even requesting the permission of the user. After complains, concerns, and allegations began to pile up, something is finally being done.

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