Lawsuit Claims Game Company Violating Privacy, Collecting iPhone Users' Phone Numbers
The Register is reporting that a lawsuit has been filed against an iPhone game developer for privacy violations:
The complaint claims they're violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and is seeking Class Action status. It's not the first time we've heard about apps violating user privacy, hopefully Apple's new iPhone security manager will first and foremost focus on these types of exploits. And, yeah, let the courts smite any abusive developers in the meantime...
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