Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Feb 2013 08:21 UTC
Google "Sebastian Holst makes yoga mobile apps with his wife, a yoga instructor. The Mobile Yogi is sold in all the major mobile app stores. But when someone buys his app in the Google Play store, Holst automatically gets something he says he didn't ask for: the buyer's full name, location and email address. He says consumers are not aware that Google Inc. is sharing their personal information with third parties. No other app store transmits users' personal information to third-party developers when they buy apps, he said." Oh Google.
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krreagan
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2008-04-08

Where does the download come from? If its from Google then they are a retailer, think Walmart. If the download comes from the developer then Google is only a payment processor.

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Because the developers rent the space and bandwidth from Google, Google becomes the retailer?
Does the owner of a shopping centre become the retailer, because there are a lot of butiques renting space?

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