Friday, February 10, 2012

Path and Hipster caught f*cking with your privacy

The makers of two iPhone apps have apologised after it emerged they had uploaded users address-book information without explicit permission.

Path and Hipster both sent contact data to company servers in order to help users find friends who were also using the apps.

Both companies said they had now updated their apps to fix the problem.

Ha, problem. Sounds more like an intentionally build in feature.

Best bullshit:

"We made a mistake," Path chief executive David Morin said in a blog post.

Translation: Damn, we got caught.

Read more here.

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