I am a smartphone user and an app-aholic. I love apps that can help me navigate a foreign country, find a local restaurant, check up on baseball scores, and tweak a photo. And don't even get me started on solitaire apps; I've tried them all.
But recent news about several popular apps sharing users' information without their knowledge or consent is frightening and upsetting. Sure, I enter my ZIP code when searching for a nearby dry cleaner, but did I know that Apple would allow Yelp to use that data for marketing and advertising purposes? Nope. Or what … Read more