Google to ban personal loan apps from accessing sensitive data

07/04/2023 | TechCrunch

Google has confirmed that it will ban apps providing personal loans from accessing sensitive personal data to clamp down on predatory financial practices. The announcement came in an update to its Personal Loans policy for apps on Play Store. The new restrictions, which will prohibit apps from accessing external storage, photos, videos, contacts, precise location and call logs, will come into effect on 31 May.

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