Now the 100 individual privacy settings you need to set on your phone can be done in a single app

When it comes to privacy controls, we may now have too much of a good thing. Smartphone owners must now make more than 100 privacy decisions about how how much data their apps can share on Apple’s iOs and Google’s Android operating systems. That number will only climb as privacy settings affect more of our devices and software. The result is not more privacy. It’s confusion. “Most people although they care about privacy won’t spend huge amounts of time playing with those settings,” said computer science researcher Norman Sadeh at Carnegie Mellon University in an interview. “Doing the right thing in this space means, in principle, giving more control to users but it becomes unmanageable and underused. We’ve developed technology to assist users with these settings” Tired of waiting for…


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