Reply to post: Samsung already penalises you for non-disclosure

Welcome to 'uber-veillance' says Australian Privacy Foundation

jjcoolaus

Samsung already penalises you for non-disclosure

You can't add weather to the lock screen on a Galaxy Note 4 unless you have location services turned on.

I leave location off 99% of the time because a) the battery hit; and b) I don't need google recording where I go every minute of the day; and c) you can't selectively opt-out which apps should have location data and which apps shouldn't; and d) I know the data isn't private, available to anyone who asks pretty much.

Well I've punished them, by disabling s-health (stop the pedometer count as well) and I might even change a different launcher or lock screen that can provide me with weather data for a city I specify.

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