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Despite ‘do not track,’ iOS apps collect data; Android makes its own privacy move

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Computerworld | Sep 30, 2021

Despite app-tracking transparency, iPhone apps continue to track users, according to the Washington Post. It found that the type of data gathered about a user’s device could be used to ID individual iPhones — even after users explicitly asked apps not to do so. Meanwhile, in Android 11, app permissions automatically reset for unused, older apps. Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis and Macworld Executive Editor Michael Simon join Juliet to discuss iPhone versus Android privacy measures and how fingerprinting affects users.

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