Reps Want Answers From Apple After App Privacy Snafu

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 7:32 PM EST) -- Two Democratic lawmakers pressed Apple Inc. on Wednesday for information on its privacy guidelines for smartphone apps, voicing concerns that the revelation last week that one app developer secretly uploaded users' address books was not a one-off incident.

Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and G. K. Butterfield, D-N.C., sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook demanding answers to questions about its iOS App Guidelines and iTunes Store policies in the wake of the social network Path's privacy blunder.

Singapore-based developer Arun Thampi posted on his blog...
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