PRIVACY POLICY Posts on XDA

Google blocked 1.2 million privacy-violating apps from the Play Store in 2021

In a bid to provide Android users a safer experience on the Play Store, Google made a ton of changes over the last year. The company has highlighted some of these changes in a recent blog post and explained how they protect users from malicious apps and developers on the Play Store. According to Steve Kafka...

Audacity’s new privacy policy renews concerns over data collection

Open source audio editor Audacity was recently in the news for its updated privacy policy. Several media outlets reported that the changes were invasive, going so far as to label the audio editor as spyware. Audacity's new owner, Muse Group, has now shared a statement to clarify the new privacy policy terms. For the unaware, Audacity...

Discussion: What’s more important to you? Access to WhatsApp or your privacy?

We often find ourselves at forks between convenience and privacy. Many times, large internet companies usurp users' choices and force them into sharing their personal data so they can continue using a free service. More often than not, we witness this when an app or service is so engrossingly popular that it almost overshadows any...

Google Account page gets cleaner design and new security and privacy options

We've all heard that companies like Google collect a bunch of data on the things we do online, but it can be eye-opening to find out exactly what type of data is actually being collected. It's rare for a company to be so open about the information they collect. Google is one of the few...