Study shows 3,695 of Alexa's top 100,000 sites in mobile browsers access motion and light sensor data without asking user permission (Lily Hay Newman/Wired)

Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Study shows 3,695 of Alexa's top 100,000 sites in mobile browsers access motion and light sensor data without asking user permission  —  WHEN APPS WANTS to access data from your smartphone's motion or light sensors, they often make that capability clear.  That keeps a fitness app, say, from counting your steps without your knowledge.



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