1. bbernardini's Avatar
    Noticed there was a new Angry Birds update...also noticed a lot of angry reviews. According to the permissions list when you press the update button, it now asks for:

    -Receive SMS, read SMS or MMS
    -Send SMS messages

    I assume this has to do with the Rio/Super Bowl tie-in, but I'm wondering if they really need that much access. Are all the people complaining just paranoid when they say they're not updating, or that they're uninstalling?
    02-05-2011 04:37 PM
  2. bigk's Avatar
    They said it's a mistake and that their going to fix it monday.

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    02-05-2011 09:47 PM
  3. chrisb3's Avatar
    It was actually for their upcoming in game purchasing system. They have since removed the SMS requirement.
    02-07-2011 09:36 AM