How Android is tracking you even when you think you’ve opted out

By | October 15, 2021


Apple’s new privacy features built into iOS 14 made the news quite a few times in the first half of the year, mostly because of the massive resistance from Facebook. Apple’s new privacy features force developers to disclose the data they collect from iPhone users. But the most important feature is the one that forces all developers who want to track users to ask them for permission. Google is far from replicating the features on Android, although plans are in the works to match some of Apple’s offerings at some point in the future. What that means is that developers can track users on Android much easier than on iPhone. And a new study shows that Android phones from several manufacturers can track you even if you think you’ve opted out of everything that’s tracking you.

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