US Senator Issues Warning to Both iPhone and Android Users

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A Democrat senator warned Wednesday that unidentified governments are surveilling iPhone and Android users via their apps’ push notifications.
In a letter to the Department of Justice, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said that his office received a tip that foreign government agencies were demanding that “push” notification records from Apple and Google be provided. He warned that those notifications, which are shown on an Android phone’s or iPhone’s respective front screens, can be used to spy on users.
Google’s and Apple’s push notifications mean the two firms are “in a unique position to facilitate government surveillance of how users are using particular apps,” the senator wrote. His letter did not elaborate on the foreign governments that may have used them to surveil users….


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