Is MuslimPro App Selling User Data to US Military? Singapore Regulators Begin Probe

Is MuslimPro App Selling User…

Is MuslimPro App Selling User Data to US Military? Singapore Regulators Begin Probe

International Business Times SG | 2020-11-20 10:58

Following reports that the app developers sold location data of users to the US military through third-party brokers, the developers faced backlash and Singapore PDPC began probing With dozens of mobile apps installed on a device, data privacy has become an integral part of digital security. Even the highest-rated apps have been found to have shared data with its partners. In Singapore, Muslim Pro, a prayer tracking app with nearly 100 million downloads, has come under the scanner for allegedly selling location data to the U.S. military. It is now facing an investigation by the city-state's regulatory body Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC). It all started with an investigation by Motherboard, a news outlet that found that the U.S. military was buying location data from app developers via third-party brokers. Muslim Pro was just one of the apps but with a significant user base…


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