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iOS apps that want access to your location data must ask for permission before they can start collecting that information. But researchers from Guardian Mobile Firewall have found that a number of app developers are then on-selling that data without your permission.

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Sharing your running and cycling routes is the whole point of using Strava - you can see whether you're the fastest in your neighbourhood at climbing that big hill, or take on a friend's favourite running route to see how you compare. But this weekend, Australian analyst Nathan Ruser pointed out that the app's heatmap of popular routes reveals, oops, data about military bases and the people who are stationed there.