Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
quote: Android users can choose to stick with 4.3 if they want to hold onto App Ops, but failing to update to the latest version of the OS could mean not receiving the most recent security updates
quote: "The disappearance of App Ops is alarming news for Android users. The fact that they cannot turn off app permissions is a Stygian hole in the Android security model, and a billion people's data is being sucked through. Embarrassingly, it is also one that Apple managed to fix in iOS years ago."