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Android M will give app users a lot better control over their data privacy

03
Jun
2015

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unveiled the developer preview of the next version of  at its annual I/O developer conference last week, and there’s a big difference from previous versions in how it will handle user .

Instead of forcing users to accept a long list of app permissions up front when they install an app, Android “M” devices will ask for permission to use certain features only when it needs them – what Google calls “runtime permissions. “This change in permissions structure will finally give Android users the same kind of control over how apps access devices and data as iOS users (and Firefox OSusers, too).

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