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 May 13, 2016  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Jennifer Baker reports:

FitnessKeeper—the US-based outfit behind fitness app Runkeeper—will be hit with a complaint from the Norwegian Consumer Council on Friday morning, after it was found to have breached European data protection law.

The council argues that the Android version of the app tracks users and transmits personal location data to a third party in the United States, even when not in use. The move comes following an investigation into 20 apps’ terms and conditions conducted by Norway’s consumer watchdog earlier this year.

Read more on Ars Technica UK.

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