Not long ago a law was passed that fundamentally changes consumer privacy expectations. It forces companies to reveal what data they collect. It gives users the right to delete that data and prevent its sale. Companies will be required to explain how they handle user data and list the categories of personal information that the[…]

InAPPropriate Permissions

Mata Hari, Belle Boyd, Kim Philby, Klaus Fuchs, Aldrich Ames, the redoubtable Sidney Reilly, and Android. Android? Why yes, the world’s best-selling mobile operating system has joined the ranks of infamous spies, albeit in a somewhat less glamorous fashion than that associated with others on the preceding list. As reported by CNET, “Researchers from the International[…]