[The results] showed that 56 transmitted the phone's unique device ID to other companies without users' awareness or consent. Forty-seven apps transmitted the phone's location in some way. Five sent age, gender and other personal details to outsider.
quote: Then anyone else should enforce that policy other than the government. (...) I don't need them regulating what I can and can't have a cell phone.
quote: In a Democracy (among others) it is by definition the job of the Judiciary to enforce the law.
quote: Soon you demand that if my car is stolen from my garage, the investigation is led by my landlord, the locksmith and Ford.
quote: Correction: Enforcement is the job of the legislature. The judiciary interprets and applies law.
quote: No, Legislature makes the law. But I was indeed incorrect. Not the Judiciary enforces the law, but the Executive. My bad.
quote: The President is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws written by Congress and, to that end, appoints the heads of the federal agencies, including the Cabinet. - Whitehouse.gov
quote: Network Communication Full Internet access, create Bluetooth connections System tools Modify global system settings, prevent phone from sleeping, Bluetooth administration, change Wi-Fi state, change network connectivity Your personal information Read contact data, Add or modify calendar events and send email to guests Phone calls Read phone state
quote: When you install Pandora on Android, you are told it wants access to your contacts. (...) If you're fine with it, go ahead.