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Old 04-01-2011, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Inner Stickler View Post
I wouldn't be surprised. As far as I know, it's not at all difficult for a programmer to write a malicious program that looks like a facebook app and because they all need to access your information to work, no one questions it. I've read more than one article about someone making a fake app and getting 1000s of names and addresses and stuff within hours of releasing it to the community.
The best programmers design a real app, but still get and sell your information. To support themselves, the apps have to make money in some way.