Some folks may have already moved on from the recent Apple and Google privacy controversy, but not Senator Al Franken. The Minnesota Democrat has drafted another letter to both companies requesting that they require third-party app developers to have clear policy guidelines for consumers.
And Franken is not letting up. Although the letter is a request and not a demand, he makes it clear that companies and third-party developers must do a better job of stating what consumer information is collected and how it will be used, says Jacqui Cheng at Ars Technica. Franken is under no illusion that third-party policies would completely relieve privacy concerns. But he notes, “It would be a simple first step.”
Read more at Ars Technica.