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(iMore iPhone)


2 april 2021 03:57:49

Apple is now rejecting apps that use third-party SDKs to collect user data
(iMore iPhone)

Trying to track users without permission? Prepare to be rejected. What you need to know Apple is now rejecting apps using the Adjust SDK. The SDK does not allow users to opt-out of tracking and is reportedly offering workarounds to privacy protections. Apple has begun implementing some of the anti-tracking protection it has built into iOS 14. As reported by 9to5Mac, the company has begun rejecting apps that use a third-party SDK to collect user data without their consent. Developers can implement some SDKs that help them track users by a method called `device fingerprinting,` which uses multiple attributes such as the device model, IP address, and other data to identify a person across the internet. Apps often use this data for deep analysis about their audience or to sell advertisements. While tracking the user is not exactly illegal, Apple wants to put an end to apps that do this without explicit consent. As noted by analyst Eric Seufert, the company is now rejecting...

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