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How private is that app really?

How private is that app really?

Out of the dozens of apps on your phone, do you know which ones are spying on you? I'm not talking about a malicious app from a hacker or a keylogger app from a snooping relative, but apps that gather excess data for advertisers or other reasons.

Yes, a lot of apps go above and beyond what they need in gathering information. A great example is the "Brightest Flashlight" app that was grabbing user locations and sharing them with advertisers. The developers got in trouble with the FCC over it.

Still, there are thousands of other apps that do the same thing. How can you possibly know?

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