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Apple, Google and Amazon sign agreement on privacy

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Seis das maiores companhias mundiais de technology firmaram acordo para oferecer mais informações quanto às suas normas de Privacy antes que usuários baixem applications, in order to protect the personal data of thousands of consumers, Justice Secretary announced in California on Wednesday.

The agreement provides that Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM) and Hewlett-Packard (HP) – In addition to the programmers who create software using their platforms – reveal how they use private data, before an application is downloaded, Second Secretary Kamala Harris. “O custo do uso de applications para aparelhos móveis não deveria ser uma perda de privacidade pessoal, but it is often”, said.
Currently, 22 of 30 most downloaded applications do not provide information about the privacy. Some of them allow access to users ' contacts, schedules. Google said in a statement that, under the terms of the agreement of California, os usuários do Android will have “even more ways to take decisions with regard to your privacy”. Apple confirmed the agreement, but not added details.
Harris also was among the US authorities that, on Wednesday, sent a letter to Larry Page, Google's Chief Executive, to express “serious concern” as to the recent decision of the Web giant to consolidate its privacy standards.
The change in rules would give Google access to user information for different products of the company, how Gmail and Google Plus, without the user having the right to choose not to reveal them, stated the 36 State Justice Secretaries who signed the letter.
European Union authorities requested that the Google system change postpone until regulatory organisations may investigate the matter.
State law privacy protection online approved by California 2004 requires companies to notify users about the privacy standards, But Harris pointed out that few designers of applications followed in recent years because there is no doubt in the case of mobile applications.
“Most mobile applications in the user trying to explain how your information is used”, Harris said in News Conference. “The consumer must be informed as to what is subsiding”.

The agreement provides that Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM) and Hewlett-Packard (HP) – In addition to the programmers who create software using their platforms – reveal how they use private data, before an application is downloaded, Second Secretary Kamala Harris. “The cost of using applications for mobile devices should not be a loss of personal privacy, but it is often”, said.

Currently, 22 of 30 most downloaded applications do not provide information about the privacy. Some of them allow access to users ' contacts, schedules. Google said in a statement that, under the terms of the agreement of California, Android users will have “even more ways to take decisions with regard to your privacy”. Apple confirmed the agreement, but not added details.

Harris also was among the US authorities that, on Wednesday, sent a letter to Larry Page, Google's Chief Executive, to express “serious concern” as to the recent decision of the Web giant to consolidate its privacy standards.

The change in rules would give Google access to user information for different products of the company, how Gmail and Google Plus, without the user having the right to choose not to reveal them, stated the 36 State Justice Secretaries who signed the letter.

European Union authorities requested that the Google system change postpone until regulatory organisations may investigate the matter.

State law privacy protection online approved by California 2004 requires companies to notify users about the privacy standards, But Harris pointed out that few designers of applications followed in recent years because there is no doubt in the case of mobile applications.

“Most mobile applications in the user trying to explain how your information is used”, Harris said in News Conference. “The consumer must be informed as to what is subsiding”.

With information technology. ig.com .br

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