A few days ago, Nick Statt reported:
Read more on The Verge.
By this morning, MoviePass’s location data gathering was headline news as the company hurried to put out the outrage fires that had sprung up. TechCrunch reported that
MoviePass has issued an update for its iOS app that removes “unused app location capability,” apparently a response to widespread concern after the company’s CEO said: “We watch how you drive from home to the movies. We watch where you go afterwards.”
It’s nice to see the public wake up and roar over privacy-invasive apps that do not even clearly disclose the scope of their privacy invasion. Keep it up, public. Keep it up.