ICSI in Consumer Reports

Some Developers Don't Know What Their Apps Do With Your Data. Here's Why.
March 13, 2020 | Kaveh Waddell, Consumer Reports

“Consumers are basically stuck,” says Serge Egelman, a Berkeley computer science professor and CTO of the privacy research company AppCensus. “If you download an app, there’s absolutely no way for you to know if it’s going to send your data to Facebook or Braze or Flurry,” he says, naming popular marketing and analytics companies.