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February 14, 2013

Without asking permission, Google sends developers the personal details of everyone who buys their app from Google Play.

According to Australian developer Dan Nolan, Google sends him the name, suburb and email address of consumers that his app — enough to “track down and harass users who left negative reviews”.

Is anyone really surprised that Google would do this?


Weiran Zhang

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