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Google Confirms It’s Letting 3rd Parties Scan Your Gmail

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By Chris Merriman | 21 September 2018

THE INQUIRER — Google had admitted that, even though it has stopped scanning your Gmail accounts for ad-targeting, it still lets third-parties at them.

In a letter to Senators which fell into the hands of CNN, Susan Molinari, VP of public policy and government affairs at Google confirmed: “Developers may share data with third parties so long as they are transparent with the users about how they are using the data”

The letter, which confirms a story released at the time, goes on to say that any company that is likely to scan your mail has to show its privacy policy clearly before the user grants access or even download the add-on in the first place. […]

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