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Privacy Cellphones Handhelds Music Software

Pandora Subpoenaed In Probe of Mobile-App Privacy 50

Posted by Soulskill
from the investigating-at-the-speed-of-government dept.
ideaz writes "Pandora Media Inc., the largest Internet radio company, said it's been asked for information as part of a federal grand-jury probe into the way smartphone software developers handle personal data. Pandora isn't a specific target of the investigation and similar subpoenas have been issued to other publishers of apps that run on Apple's iPhone and Google's Android operating system, the company said in a securities filing today."
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Pandora Subpoenaed In Probe of Mobile-App Privacy

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Monday April 04, 2011 @06:26PM (#35715260)

    And didn't uninstall it, especially when I realized I could get free, high quality music I actually enjoyed..
    Anywhere. Music statistically optimized by my taste by doing little more than suggesting a few bands, then saying "Sucks, skip it" or "This rocks" a few times.
    In the car? Internet>3G>Iphone>bluetooth>aftermarket bluetooth car deck.
    No wires. Touch the screen of my phone and stuff it back in my pocket and forget it while driving. Got a phone call? Music pauses, in-car stero becomes speakerphone. Music resumes and fades in when call ends. This, in a vehicle that was made when "push technology" was the buzzword of the day. When did the future get here?

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