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Play Store: game requesting to phone call access

DScottHewittDScottHewitt ✭✭✭✭✭
edited August 2020 in The Holodeck
I thought a game looked interesting, so I went to the Play Store and tried to check it out. Among the access messages that popped up was to allow the game to MAKE PHONE CALLS!!!!! I of course clicked deny. It threw me back to the Open button in the Play Store. Next time, it gave me the option to deny permanently. I did so. Game absolutely refuse to open unless it can make phone calls. I'm sure there is a perfectly simple explanation that is not nefarious at all. But, with the whole privacy issue we just went through, I cannot assume one.......

Everyone be careful!!!!!


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  • I moved this out of The Bridge.
    It has nothing to do with our game or ad-warp.

    Also could you please avoid caps and over dramatic titles? Thank you!
  • FYI you can always check the permissions of an app/game prior to installing it.
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  • DScottHewittDScottHewitt ✭✭✭✭✭
    I thought a game looked interesting, so I went to the Play Store and tried to check it out. Among the access messages that popped up was to allow the game to MAKE PHONE CALLS!!!!! I of course clicked deny. It threw me back to the Open button in the Play Store. Next time, it gave me the option to deny permanently. I did so. Game absolutely refuse to open unless it can make phone calls. I'm sure there is a perfectly simple explanation that is not nefarious at all. But, with the whole privacy issue we just went through, I cannot assume one.......

    Everyone be careful!!!!!


    EDIT: This ad.....



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    Shan wrote: »
    FYI you can always check the permissions of an app/game prior to installing it.
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    Okay. Thanx. Sorry.

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