Grand Jury Investigates Whether Apps Are Stealing Your Info

The WSJ reports that US Feds are looking into whether apps are taking - and sharing - your information without your permission. So far Pandora, an app that the WSJ previously outed as an untrustworthy steward of your private data, has received a subpoena, presumably along with several others.

While both companies and individuals can be charged as violators of computer-fraud laws, the Journal points out that what's more likely is that concessions - in this case, desisting from collecting and sharing your personal info without consent - will be made. Let's hope so. [WSJ]

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