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RSS FeedsTikTok went behind Google`s back to collect users` MAC addresses for over a year
(Android Police)

 
 

12 august 2020 21:51:59

 
TikTok went behind Google`s back to collect users` MAC addresses for over a year
(Android Police)
 


Some of us collect phones, others collect MAC addresses TikTok has seen its fair share of trouble in recent weeks, from a potential presidential ban to a competing product from Instagram. But the company isn`t out of rough waters just yet. A new report claims that TikTok has collected unique identifiers from millions of Android users in a move that goes directly against Google`s policies for app developers. Over the course of at least 15 months leading up to mid-November 2019, opening the app would send parent company ByteDance the user`s MAC address and device advertising ID — before any permission was given. Read More TikTok went behind Google`s back to collect users` MAC addresses for over a year was written by the awesome team at Android Police.


 
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