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Submission + - The outrageous permissions required by mobile payments apps (citeworld.com)

mattydread23 writes: Hang on a second. Why does Google Wallet need permission to take photos with your smartphone's camera without notifying you? Why does PayPal need permission to see which other apps are running? How does GoBank justify storing any and all data about you even if you quit the service? Writer Chris Nerney wanted to jump into mobile payments, but then he started reading privacy agreements and changed his mind.
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The outrageous permissions required by mobile payments apps

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