These are all displayed to the user in big orange warning text, with an OK/Cancel button below 'em. Every application in the market does this sort of thing, so the user knows exactly what every app is able to do. The article looks like FUD to me.
Seriously, even if 99.44% is still garbage, that leaves some good stuff.
Hey, that sounds just like Hollywood!
The one day you'd sell your soul for something, souls are a glut.