The Wall Street Journal did a test on smart phone applications and found the many transmit data to third party companies without user’s knowledge.
These phones don’t keep secrets. They are sharing this personal data widely and regularly, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.
An examination of 101 popular smartphone "apps"—games and other software applications for iPhone and Android phones—showed that 56 transmitted the phone’s unique device ID to other companies without users’ awareness or consent. Forty-seven apps transmitted the phone’s location in some way. Five sent age, gender and other personal details to outsiders.
We are living in an age where outsiders will know more about you than you do, and they will use the information only for your good, I’m sure……