Lease this WebApp and get rid of the ads.
It's crazy right?
Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:18am

You'll download some stupid game and it will need like 5,000 permissions on your phone. When I see that I don't install the app.

I hate that Chrome has like every permission under the sun.. as well as a bunch of other often used apps.

All this data is using to track us and mold the world we see around us using the data acquired. It's becoming terrifying.

  • I got an android phonePuckdropper, Sun Sep 3 5:10am
    Apps are requesting microphone permission that don't need it. We've got voice remote controls, etc. I hate that. I'd disconnect the mic if I didn't need the darn thing to make phone calls. At least... more
    • It's crazy right? ☻ Erik, Thu Sep 7 4:18am
      • At least you can turn some of them off.Puckdropper, Thu Sep 7 7:33am
        I had one program whine and complain when I turned off certain permissions, so it didn't last very long on my phone. I don't think Firefox was too unreasonable. I'd have to check permissions, but it... more
        • That's a very good point. Erik, Sun Oct 8 4:45am
          I know my bank's app for a long time was just a web browser shortcut wrapped as an app. (Refused to install it). I would imagine many others would do more or less the same as a cheap way to get an... more
          • Facebook, yeah where everyone apparently isPuckdropper, Tue Oct 17 6:48am
            I guess it's easy if you want to talk to someone, but what a pain it is otherwise. Some sites can access the login cookie and assume I'm logged in to their precious steaming pile of doggie doo-doo. I ... more
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