Google forces developers to explain data collection

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Developers will need to declare what data they collect, what it is used for, whether the collection is optional and which third-parties they share that data with
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Developers will need to declare what data they collect, what it is used for, whether the collection is optional and which third-parties they share that data with

Google is introducing a new section in Play Store listings that requires developers to describe the data their app gathers and how it is used.

According to Google, users want to understand why apps collect their data and whether the developer is sharing it with third parties, as well as how developers protect that data (an encouraging sig...

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