Apple, Google to ban location tracking firm that sold data to US military

Apple and Google will take steps to ban location data broker X-Mode from their platforms after revelations of the company’s ties to military contractors.Credit: UnsplashX-Mode obtains location data from apps on the App Store and Google Play Store and sells that information to contractors associated with the U.S. military and national security industry.According to The Wall Street Journal, both Apple and Google told developers that they must remove X-Mode software development kits (SDK) and location trackers from their apps.Read more…
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