3.3.9 You and Your Applications may not collect, use, or disclose to any third party, user or device data without prior user consent, and then only under the following conditions: - The collection, use or disclosure is necessary in order to provide a service or function that is directly relevant to the use of the Application. For example, without Apple's prior written consent, You may not use third party analytics software in Your Application to collect and send device data to a third party for aggregation, processing, or analysis.
Android's market explicitly states which, if any, types of data may be accessed by the app, and which are shared. Perhaps Apple can take note there. Once you send data to a website however (click a mobile ad, search a term on Google, etc.), any expectancy of not having that data aggregated is pretty naive.
Apple revises iOS rules on outside advertisers, cuts out Google, Adobe by implication originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 08 Jun 2010 14:52:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.PermalinkAppleInsider | AllThingsD |Email this|Comments
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