Posts Tagged ‘personal data leakage’

Google PlayWhen you buy any application from Google Play directory your name, location (zip code, city and country) and e-mail is sent to the software developer.

When downloading free software transfer of personal data occurs.

The problem with a privacy in Google Play was raised by the Australian developer Dan Nolan though the problem, probably, exists for a long time.

Nolan has recently released a program in Google Play, sold a few hundred copies – and began to receive information about the purchases of personal data customers. According to Nolan, this is not just a major problem with privacy, and “absolutely crazy things.” Each developer can see the personal data of its customers Merchant Account.

Dan Nolan said that the private information of users retained by the seller, even if the buyer canceled the order. Each transaction is the transfer of funds in the application directory is regarded as a physical banking transaction, and Google reveals all the details. Similarly, in the real world is usually impossible to make anonymous clearing, so is buying Google Play regarded as bank transfer. (more…)