Google under fire for app store privacy policy

The company shares the names, email addresses and certain billing details of buyers with app developers

Once again, Google Inc.’s privacy practices are attracting scrutiny following revelations that the search engine is sharing users’ personal information with app developers.

Dan Nolan, an Australian app developer, revealed in a blog post this week that Google sends him the name, email address and certain billing details of everyone who buys his app from the company’s online store.

Alanna Byrne

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