MCViewPoint

Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

Android apps secretly tracking users by listening to inaudible sound hidden in adverts

Posted by Martin C. Fox on May 9, 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/android-apps-beacons-tracking-users-inaudible-sound-hidden-adverts-ultrasonic-audio-privacy-phones-a7723871.html

If you can’t work out why an app is asking for certain permissions, such as access to your camera or microphone, think twice about installing it.

So now we have tape the camera and the microphone! Back to phone booths I guess.

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