Smart Thieves

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  1. jkcerda

    jkcerda Member

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    wonder how much big brother is involved.
    What your phone app doesn't say: It's watching - Yahoo! News

    What your phone app doesn't say: It's watching
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    guessing I should not be that happy with my droid "X" :icon_evil:
     
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    Well don't you 'agree' to those terms by installing it and letting them use your wifi/3G?

    Is there any app like OSXs 'Little Snitch'? Something that can monitor all the calls home and block them?
     
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    I get you, whats sad is the amount of STOCK apps that do this, its not just 3rd party apps, I am getting tired of the endless google ads :icon_evil:
     
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    UHHHHH It's a GOOGLE android phone??? They are free apps and probably make up for it in advertising.
     
  5. jkcerda

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    yeap, nothing like forcing the advertisement on you on something YOU paid for.
     
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    They can toss in more Ads if they wanna give away free phones :)
     
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    hence the rub, we still go stuck with a 200 bill just for the phone and we cant remove the applications that feed the endles adds:icon_evil:
     
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    I know that some apps do background things I wish they wouldn't, but being rooted at least I don't have to see ads. The fact is though, it is a google product so they are going to use that forum to advertise for free. One thing that I always hated though was seeing AT&T ads on my Droid. You'd think VZW would have had some kind of a deal to block those from their customers somehow.