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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Heads Up! Are You Running These Apps?: Two lawsuits target Apple, app makers over privacy concerns -

Two separate class-action lawsuits filed last week in federal court allege that Apple and as many as eight makers of popular applications for the iPhone facilitated the sharing of private information about their customers to advertisers.

Though a recent news report claimed that many apps are sharing this personal data, the lawsuits together target just eight:, the Weather Channel, internet radio service Pandora, the messaging app textPlus 4, as well as the makers of entertainment or game apps Talking Tom Cat, Paper Toss, Pumpkin Maker and Pimple Popper Lite.

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Posted via email from Siobhan O'Flynn's 1001 Tales

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