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Submitted by mpctips 867d ago | article

Google 'flaw' puts users' details on display

News.com.au: EVERY time you purchase an app on Google Play, your name, address and email is passed on to the developer, it has been revealed today. The "flaw" - which appears to be by design - was discovered this morning by Sydney app developer, Dan Nolan who told news.com.au that he was uncomfortable being the custodian of this information and that there was no reason for any developer to have this information at their finger tips. (Android, Google, Google Play, Services, Web)

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