Reply to post: Legal loophole

Not API: Third parties scrape your Gmail for marketing insights

RyokuMas Silver badge
Stop

Legal loophole

"Although Google stopped mining Gmail accounts for data useful to advertisers last year, it left an API open allowing others to do just that...

... and thus created a nice little loophole for themselves - any complaints about privacy can neatly be foisted off onto the third party developers...

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019