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Google-backed groups criticize Apple's new warnings on user tracking

  • Apple last week disclosed features in its forthcoming operating system for iPhones and iPads that will require apps to show a pop-up screen before they enable a form of tracking commonly needed to show personalized ads.
  • Apps will now need to ask for permission twice, increasing the risk users will refuse, the associations argued.
  • In training sessions at a developer conference last week, Apple showed that developers can present any number of additional screens beforehand to explain why permission is needed before triggering its pop-up.
  • It is not required until an app seeks access to a numeric identifier that can be used for tracking, and apps only need to secure permission once.
  • All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.
  • See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays.

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Dark Sky alternatives for Android weather watchers

  • Permissions requested: photos / media / files, Wi-Fi connection information, storage, location, and others (receive data from internet, view network connections, prevent device from sleeping, run at startup, full network access, set wallpaper, control vibration, read Google service configuration).
  • Permissions requested: storage, microphone, photos / media / files, location, Wi-Fi connection information, others (receive data from internet, disable your screen lock, prevent device from sleeping, draw over other apps, run at startup, access Bluetooth settings, full network access, read Google service configuration, change system display settings, Google Play license check, pair with Bluetooth devices, view network connections, control vibration, connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi).
  • Permissions: storage, photos / media / files, storage, location, others (receive data from internet, run at startup, prevent device from sleeping, set an alarm, Google Play license check, control vibration, full network access, view network connections).

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