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Mobile users wary of privacy invasion by apps

 …Users of mobile devices are rejecting or uninstalling some apps because of concerns about how much personal and private information is collected…

 

A US survey found 54 percent of mobile users decided not to install an app after they discovered how much personal information was needed to register for the app. Also, 30 percent of mobile users, both iphone and android users, uninstalled an app after they discovered it was collecting personal information from them. In addition, the survey showed users are concerned with theft and cell phone loss, and take measures to back up information and delete browsing histories.
Via Google News (AFP)  Mobile users wary of privacy invasion by apps: survey | Google News-AFP

 

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