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Privacy: Google updates Safe Browsing rules so apps must warn when they collect personal data

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Google is introducing changes to its Safe Browsing policies, requiring Android apps to display their own privacy warning if they collect users’ personal data. The company says that if app developers refuse to comply, Google will display a warning of its own. Developers have been given 60 days to comply with what is described as an expansion of Google’s existing Unwanted Software Policy. Interestingly, it does not matter whether apps are featured in Google Play or they come via other marketplaces. Any apps that fail to display a custom privacy policy will find that their Play Store listing is slapped… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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