1. Dansport's Avatar
    I just found a thread about Dolphin HD on the Android Police forum that disturbs me.

    It says that Dolphin HD "sends pretty much every web page url you visit, including those that start with https, to a remote server en.mywebzines.com, which belongs to the company." The post is by Artem Russakovskii, the founder of Android Police. Here's the post:

    [Privacy Advisory] Dolphin HD Sends URL Of Every Page You Visit To A Remote Server (In Plain-Text)

    I don't want my surfing activity analyzed by ANYONE FOR ANY REASON! He posts a work-around but it only works if the phone is rooted. WTH?!?! Just how much info is given is also posted and is quite alarming to me. I'm new to this type of thing so someone either tell me I'm misled or let's raise some hell.
    10-27-2011 09:35 PM
  2. Rav3nCroft's Avatar
    There is a post on xda that includes a patched file... Which BTW I'm running after I read the post.

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    10-27-2011 10:18 PM
  3. Dansport's Avatar
    What kind of patch is it? For Dolphin on a stock phone?
    10-27-2011 10:31 PM
  4. Rav3nCroft's Avatar
    It's a "cleaned" and signed apk... and yes it can be used on an unrooted phone. Directions for install can be found HERE.

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    10-27-2011 11:01 PM
  5. ElefantPhace's Avatar
    Is this the same for the mini version? I'm sure it would be...

    Scratch that just read the article

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    10-28-2011 01:12 AM
  6. watson387's Avatar
    Dolphin isn't THAT good of a browser that you should be running a patched version. After this latest privacy invasion Dolphin should be boycotted. It shouldn't be used at all. There are plenty other good browsers out there.

    EDIT: Check out this reply from the Dolphin team in the XDA thread:


    It sounds genuine. Make your own opinion.

    Drunk texted from my CM7 Bolt.
    10-28-2011 07:29 AM
  7. coolbreeze's Avatar
    I like Dolphin. However, there vague privacy policy has always concerned me. The terms you agree to say that they collect "user analytics" but never define what that is.

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    10-28-2011 09:47 AM
  8. Dansport's Avatar
    Fnorder at

    [PRIVACY] WARNING: Dolphin's collection of your browsing history - Page 13 - xda-developers

    says the issue is fixed in version 7.0.2 (106). He's good, but I'm waiting for verification from Android Police.
    10-29-2011 09:17 AM
  9. Dansport's Avatar
    10-29-2011 12:06 PM
  10. coolbreeze's Avatar
    I hope it is fixed. Going from Dolphin back to stock feels like a downgrade.

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    10-29-2011 02:37 PM

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