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Comment: Re:How about Android apps ? (Score 2) 179

by Keeper Of Keys (#39042703) Attached to: Unauthorized iOS Apps Leak Private Data Less Than Approved Ones

> I also wish you could turn off specific permissions (so app developers would have to check that they have the permission before they used it, erroring - and asking for the permission - if that permission was required).

Yes. Or maybe an option to "Install with No Permissions" or something. It would be interesting to see which parts of the app required which permissions, then you could make an informed choice whether you wanted X feature enough to expose yourself in that specific way.

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Recording the Police 515

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the better-still-be-legal dept.
Bruce Schneier says "I've written a lot on the 'War on Photography,' where normal people are harassed as potential terrorists for taking pictures of things in public. This article is different; it's about recording the police: Allison's predicament is an extreme example of a growing and disturbing trend. As citizens increase their scrutiny of law enforcement officials through technologies such as cell phones..."

In Nature there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences. -- R.G. Ingersoll

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