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Google scolded for depriving the poor of privacy as Chinese malware bundled on phones for hard-up Americans

Kientha

Google could refuse to allow Google Play Services to manufacturers that bundle this software with the phone in an unremovable way. The theory is that this would kill the market viability of these phones forcing them to change it and prevent other manufacturers doing the same thing in future. Just going after the manufacturer allows another one to start doing the same thing and then you're playing whackamole.

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