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If you want an example of how user concerns do not drive how software gets made, check out this Google-backed API

2 monthes ago   |   By The Register

App detection interface sparks privacy worries Comment A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain proposition...
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Fancy privacy in Chrome? Yeah, we'll get to that after we start app detection says Google

2 monthes ago   |   By The Register

Privacy developers concerned over Chocolate Factory plans A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain proposition. In development since 2015, Google has been experimenting with the API since the release of Chrome 59 in 2017. As its name suggests, it is designed to let web apps and sites determine whether a corresponding native app is installed on a user's device...
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