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Logging Test by TrevE [SassiBoB Review]
I Can Haz Privacy? Today on XDATV, SassiBoB rocks an app called Logging Test by recognized developer TrevE. Have you ever wondered who is collecting your personal information on your mobile device? You may not know it, but “opting out” just isn’t enough. Is your privacy being respected? Find out now!
Quote from the developer:
“3 reasons I think this is important:
1- Where did I “opt-in” to this? It would be entirely one thing if it was like location, where an agree message pops up, but as for most of these I havent seen anything of the sorts. I would not care in the least if it was apparent.
2- Why does htc/sprint/google whoever need to waste my mobile data (goes through my airave, so its my bandwidth) and CPU cycles/battery logging?
3- Who the hell is getting my data?”
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