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Trendy iPhone app 'Highlight' is a privacy nightmare

EFF IN THE NEWS
March 12, 2012

As Parker HIggins of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) explains, Highlight requires a connection to its users Facebook accounts as well as access to their iPhones' location features. It uses the data collected from those sources to connect you to fellow Highlight users of interest, but "unlike 'check in' services like Foursquare, Highlight collects and shares location data with other users continuously unless [users] manually pause it."

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