Reply to post: Re: Legal loophole

Not API: Third parties scrape your Gmail for marketing insights

Daggerchild Silver badge

Re: Legal loophole

where it.. belongs..?

Seriously, if you have to explicitly grant that third party the API access to your email, what else should Google do in order to not be pitchforked for allowing the app to access your mail, when you want the app to access your mail?

Is the problem that the API exists, and can be misused by apps that lie, so Google should remove the API? But shouldn't similar APIs be removed too? Messaging? Contacts?

What are people demanding here?

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