Privacy Concerns Raised Over Android Apps Data Safety Labels

The new Data Safety labels on the Google Play Store have drawn flak for being incorrect in almost 80% of instances.

The assertions were made by Mozilla’s *Privacy Not Included researchers, who on Thursday released a brand-new paper concerning them.

A blog post regarding the research study states, “[We] found that the labels were inaccurate or misleading based on differences between the apps’ privacy rules and the information apps self-reported on Google’s Data Safety Form.”

Researchers came to the conclusion that the system does not assist users in making better decisions regarding their privacy read more Privacy Concerns Raised Over Android Apps Data Safety Labels.

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