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US lawmakers probe Apple, Google data practices

Tuesday 10 July 2018 | 08:49 CET | News
Four senior US House Republicans have sent letters to the chief executives of Apple and Google parent Alphabet demanding answers to detailed questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data, reports Reuters. The chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Greg Walden, along with three other senior Republicans on the panel, asked questions about third-party access to consumer data, and the collection and use of audio recording data as well as location information via iPhone and Android devices. The letters cited reports that smartphones can

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