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Why does an Android keyboard need to see your camera and log files – and why does it phone home to China?

DropBear Silver badge

Because there is no existing app that doesn't require ALL the existing permissions; if you want to actually install anything at all, you learn quickly to sign away your first-born (and as many more offspring as requested) without even thinking twice about it. I should know - I refuse to do that but the price I continually pay for it is basically having nothing to install. "It's the integration, stupid" - every app has bloated into getting integration with all aspects of your phone, so it asks for everything...

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