Apple and Google Summoned for Senate Hearing on Mobile Privacy | News | The Mac Observer
News by Bryan Chaffin, The Mac Observer, 7:05 PM, Apr. 25th, 2011
Senator Al Franken has convened a Senate hearing on mobile privacy to be held on May 10th, and tops on the list of invitees are Google, maker of the Android operating system, and Apple, maker of the iPhone and iOS. Titled, “Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy,” the hearing was announced as controversy about the ways in which both companies might be collecting data about their users has mounted.
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