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Google restores list of app permissions to Play Store months after introducing data security labels


Google reintroduces the list of app permissions on the Play Store. The search giant previously removed the app permissions list from the Play Store in place of data security labels that rolled out this year. However, the schedule for returning the permissions list to the platform is not yet specified by the company. Google only mentions that it will be back shortly. The company launched the Data Security Tags on Play Store in April this year. However, it was announced last year.

According to an announcement from Android developers, via a TweeterGoogle restores app permissions section to Google Play Store, a few months later deletion instead of data security labels.

The Data Security section was introduced by the company in April, stating that it will allow users to view information about how apps collect, share and secure their data. However, Google first notified developers of this change last year.

Meanwhile, a report from TechCrunch indicates that users can still access the apps menu on their phone and check permissions for the individual app, but this is not yet reflected on the App install page. Google store. The new change would allow them to see both data security labels and app permissions directly from the Play Store.

It should be noted that Google has made it mandatory for developers to announce the feature of Data Security section for their apps from July 20. The company also mentioned that apps that violate this rule will be “subject to policy enforcement.”

In addition, Alphabet unit Google also said this week that it would reduce fees to 12%, from 15%, for developers of non-gaming apps on its Google Play Store, which is moving to payment systems. competitors as it prepares to comply with new EU tech rules. from Tuesday on.




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