Apple reportedly removing apps that share location data with third parties

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Apple is reportedly enforcing some of its privacy rules more stringently for apps in its App Store. According to a report by 9to5Mac, the iPhone maker started removing apps that share location data with third-parties without "explicit consent" from users.

Apps that have been removed from the App Store in this instance have been cited for violating sections 5.1.1 and 5.1.2 of the App Store Review Guidelines, which states: "The app transmits...

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