Via Pando Daily:
The Federal Trade Commission last week settled with Goldenshore Technologies, the company behind a popular flashlight app that secretly collected and shared user information with advertisers.
I previously wrote that the settlement serves as a reminder that government agencies aren’t the only ones secretly monitoring many Internet users. Still, I noted that “there is an obvious difference between the mass surveillance perpetuated by the NSA and other government agencies and a consumer app selling its users’ data to advertisers.” Now it seems that this might not always be true.
The Washington ...