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Senators demand answers from Facebook, Google, and Apple over now-banned ‘research’ monitoring apps

[2019-02-07 23:15:28]

Republican and democratic senators are reaching across the aisle to demand answers from three U.S. tech behemoths. U.S. senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) have sent three separate letters to Facebook, Google, and Apple looking for answers to their questions regarding the now-banned “research” apps. In the letter to Facebook, the bipartisan group of senators demand information regarding the Project Atlas market research program. The program reportedly paid $20 a month to users as young as 13 to install the app. The app gave Facebook complete access to a user’s iOS or Android device in order to monitor their phone and internet usage. ...More about Facebook, Google, Apple, Privacy, and Senators

Senators demand answers from Facebook, Google, and Apple over now-banned ‘research’ monitoring apps


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