Donald Trump’s campaign app may be putting “America First,” but experts say it’s not necessarily prioritizing users’ privacy.
The Trump campaign’s smartphone offering seeks to collect and store the contents of users’ address books — potentially vacuuming up large quantities of personal data about individuals who have never used the application and who may be unaware that it’s in the hands of the campaign.
The app, titled “America First,” was quietly launched on Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store as a free download last week.
Read more on WBT before you start shouting or ranting on Twitter. If the app is transparent about what it wants to do and you consent, then your friends’ loss of privacy is on YOU, not the app.