Your Android Diabetes App is Probably Selling Your Health Info

In a new study, researchers found that Android-based diabetes apps sometimes collect private health data and share it with outside third parties without warning users. Researchers with the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law found that 81 percent of the 211 Android-based diabetes apps reviewed did not have privacy policies. Only four of these apps asked users for permission to access and share private data with outside corporations.

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