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Why location???

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by bje1982, Apr 9, 2010.

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    So Im just curious (or paranoid) whatever you want to call me but Im wondering why alot of apps require location access??? I mean come on a battery widget that needs to know my 'fine gps location' ?? Why??
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    its usually on ad supported apps. so they can show you location specific ads.
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    Ok that makes sense.

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