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Google caught hiding location settings in Android

Documents from Arizona’s antitrust lawsuit against Google have been unredacted, and make awkward reading for the company. As spotted by Insider, the documents were uncensored by a judge following pressure from Digital Content Next and News Media Alliance and paint the picture of a company trying to prevent Android users from enacting their right to privacy. 

Amongst other things, the documents reveal that Google would push third-party Android manufacturers to obscure settings “through active misrepresentations and/or concealment, or omission of facts,” and make popular privacy settings tricky to locate.

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