Google Play Sends App Buyers’ Personal Details to Developers

Liam Tung, writing for ZDNet:

Without asking permission, Google sends developers the personal details of everyone who buys their app from Google Play.

According to Australian developer Dan Nolan, Google sends him the name, suburb and email address of consumers that his app  — enough to “track down and harass users who left negative reviews”. 

I wonder which side of the “creepy line” this falls on.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013