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Company Has Yet To Respond to Commissioner’s Ask

DATA PROTECTION—HONG KONG

November 29, 2012

The Standard reports Google has yet to respond to a request to make its Android operating system more secure. Privacy Commissioner Allan Chiang Yam-wang one month ago asked the company to allow users to choose what of their personal data is shared with apps during downloads, the report states. “The potential risk of smartphones can be huge,” Chiang said. “Lack of privacy awareness leading to unintended disclosure of personal data means somebody else, strangers in some cases, will be getting data of your very private life.”
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