Australian regulator investigates Google data harvesting from Android phones

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will investigate reports Google harvests huge amounts of data from Android phones, including detailed location information, after the software company Oracle revealed Google could be sending a gigabyte of data from devices each month. Not only does data transfer raise new privacy concerns for the 10 million Android users in Australia but they are also reportedly paying their telco providers to send the data.

Link: Australian regulator investigates Google data harvesting from Android phones
via http://www.theguardian.com

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