Pew Survey Finds Most Mobile Users Avoid Apps Due to Privacy Concerns

5 September 2012:  The Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) reports that a survey by the Pew Research Center found that the majority of mobile phone users have uninstalled or avoided apps due to privacy concerns. According to the report, 54% of mobile users have decided to not install an app after discovering the amount of information it collect, and 30% of mobile users uninstalled an app after discovering that it was collecting personal information that they didn’t wish to share.

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