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    Default Permissions, permissions...

    Why on Earth should I allow a WiFi booster app to look at my bookmarks..?

    Odd stuff.

    Are there any tools to monitor these kinds of activity, other than read the play store vendor-supplied blurb?
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    Default Re: Permissions, permissions...

    Use your own judgment.. If it makes zero sense for an app to request a permission, you should question it, that's why the system is in place. Not to mention a Wifi booster app sounds suspicious to me already, I'd be surprised if it did any good at all.

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    Default Re: Permissions, permissions...

    Quote Originally Posted by 2defmouze View Post
    ... a Wifi booster app sounds suspicious to me already, I'd be surprised if it did any good at all.
    Beat me to exactly this ^^^

    Sounds like an advertising app in sheeps clothing.
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    Default Re: Permissions, permissions...

    I suspected as much.

    Could there be then a middle way between the "walled garden" and the "wild west" world of apps...?

    Why have a Maserati and have it ride through pothole-ridden streets?

    (I saw a Maserati sedan on the road the other day -luxury-look, elegant beast!)

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