Android Partners are manufacturing devices that contain bloatware that can't be deleted, which can leave users vulnerable to their data being collected, shared and exposed without their knowledge or consent

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privacyinternational.org/petit

We, and over 50 other organisations have submitted a letter to Alphabet Inc. CEO @sundarpichai asking @google to take action against exploitative pre-installed software on Android devices.

privacyinternational.org/advoc

People shouldn't have to trade their privacy and security for access to a smartphone.

privacyinternational.org/petit

For those who can only afford cheap phones as their sole way to access the internet, we're now also seeing that privacy is becoming a luxury that few can afford

Tell @google that is unacceptable: privacyinternational.org/petit

No health app or website should ever collect data about its users for marketing purposes.

And yet that's exactely what we witnessed with mental health websites: privacyinternational.org/long-

This. Isn't. Right. nitter.net/DuckDuckGo/status/1

Controversial CyberKiosks roll out in Scotland on Monday.

Victims can “consent” to seizure for search of phone - but will have no meaningful right to retract that consent. Risks being unfair, confusing and harmful.

Full statement PI & @OpenRightsGroup
privacyinternational.org/press

If you believe that Google should curtail the exploitative practices of manufacturers, you should sign our petition.

privacyinternational.org/petit

One phone we looked at endlessly tries to transmit the user's name, gender, data of birth and IMEI to a missing server. It does so insecurely, giving away the data to any eavesdropper on any network that the user connects to

Find out more
privacyinternational.org/long-

In 2019, the first large-scale study of pre-installed software on Android devices found harmful behaviours and backdoored access to sensitive data and services without user consent or awareness.

Tell @google it's time to take action

privacyinternational.org/petit

For those who can only afford cheap phones as their sole way to access the internet, we're now also seeing that privacy is becoming a luxury that few can afford

Find out more: privacyinternational.org/long-

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