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4/2/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
The makers of the mobile app Girls Around Me came under fire Monday for helping men to "stalk" unsuspecting women, but the incident also reveals how much we still have to learn about what social networks reveal about us. The app collected data from FourSquare, showing local bars where women had checked in, and matched that with...
News Story
2/23/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Cali's chief legal bod strong-arms mobile software stores Mobile software that meddles with your sensitive info must have privacy polices and must display them clearly, California's Attorney General Kamala Harris declared yesterday in a statement [1] agreed by all major app sellers. Under the new rule, anyone downloading a...