Jay-Z App Has Privacy Problems, Group Tells FTC

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A leading privacy advocate asked the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. over the mobile app for rapper Jay-Z’s newest album, claiming the app collects massive amounts of personal information and fails to disclose the extent of its data harvesting.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center wants the government to force Samsung to shut down mobile data collection practices associated with the Jay-Z app and all future apps, saying the company harvested information unrelated to the functioning of the app and failed...
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