April 26, 2011

Google Collect the User Data of Android

After doing research using the HTC Android phone, a leading analyst, Samy Kamkar, found that these devices take data location then sent it to Google several times in each hour.

Tech Info - Shortly after heard news about the iPhone capable track the users location, Google as the owner of the operating system was publicly admitted the truth of the news.

HTC AndroidNow, a Google spokesman admitted that this company located in Mountain View was indeed doing a reconnaissance to the users. However it was done for the sake of services such as maps, search for shops or restaurants as well as studying the traffic on some streets.
"The phone knows your location, and it is necessary for the various services which we offer," said Google spokesman, Mike Nelson, as quoted by Computer Business Review on Monday, April 25, 2011.

"All the share location features on Android can be controlled by the user. We provide notification and control for the collection, use and share the location so we could offer a more quality mobile experience on the Android," He add.

"All of location data that is sent back to the Google location server is an anonymous and can not be traced to one specific user," he concluded.

Before Google, Apple, which is one of giant gadget, shocking millions of its users, after it emerged that the iPhone could collect their location data. The news immediately provoked hard reactions from various of the communications regulator of the world, including South Korea which is committed to conduct an investigation against Apple. But, the Apple so far has not also provided comments related to the news.


Vulkanis said...

The phone knows your location, and it is necessary for the various services which we offer

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Google Collect the User Data of Android....really?