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Young smartphone users more aware of privacy settings

Wednesday 8 July 2015 | 11:10 CET | News
About half of all smartphone users in Germany (52%) have changed the localisation settings on their phone at least one, according to a recent survey on data security on smartphones conducted on behalf of IT association Bitkom. Some 38 percent have changed the access settings to their photos, and 25 percent the use of their contacts, while 17 percent have modified the use of the microphone. According to the survey, younger smartphone users change the privacy-related settings considerably more than older users; 63 percent of users aged between 14 and 29 have adapted the localisation setting on

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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