“Speaking at last night’s D8 conference, Apple CEO Steve Jobs singled out Flurry as a reason for changing privacy policies,” ,” MacNN reports. “‘Some company called Flurry had data on devices that we were using on our campus; new devices,’ according to Jobs. ‘They were getting this info by getting developers to put software in their apps that sent info back to this company! So we went through the roof. It’s violating our privacy policies, and it’s pissing us off! So we said we’re only going to allow analytics that don’t give our device info; only for the purpose of advertising. After we calm down from being pissed off, then we’re willing to talk to some of these analytics firms,’ Jobs added. ‘But it’s not today.'”
MacNN reports “Farago explains that Flurry has been in touch with Apple, and is taking several steps to assuage concerns. The newest one is an omission of device data from tracking.”
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