Apple Heightens User Protection with Data-Sharing Curbs

Apple Heightens User Protection with Data-Sharing Curbs

Apple (AAPL) has banned developers who write apps for its devices from selling or sharing the data collected from its users, according to Bloomberg. Specifically, Apple has prohibited App Store developers from turning people’s address books into a database of contacts for the purpose of sharing or selling the database to third parties. The move to restrict how developers obtain and handle data they obtain from the App Store seems aimed at preventing the abuse of Apple’s products or services.

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