|Application Permissions||Jawaka||7/1/12 9:38 AM|
I'm curious why Google allows apps in their store that allows the app developers to access information from our phones that they really don't need to know.
For instance, why would a game need to have access to information on my phone calls or have to ability to make calls on my phone?
Why does a game need the ability to add or modify calendar events on MY phone and read my existing calendar events?
Some of these abilities are nothing more than malware.
Yeah I know that people have the ability to not install the apps but these companies are clearing trying to take advantage of people who don't know better.
I own a smart phone but tend to not download many apps because of the powers these apps want over my phone. I'm just shocked that Google, the company that creates the operating system and manages the Play Store would accept applications like these to their store.
I think that it would be a huge step forward for Google to have strict guidelines about what permissions and powers an app that they host can require and have on a phone.
|Re: Application Permissions||LMcKin51-Power Posters/TC||7/3/12 12:45 PM|
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