Recently the tech giant search engine Google is in the news for its new modification with the play store of Google android as in android phones there is a Google play store which includes the permission section which involves all kinds of authorities and permissions for a particular application to access the different aspects of a phone like camera contacts passwords photos and microphone location GPS tracking and many other things data app takes permission to access these applications operate that are responsible for a particular operation.
In relation to that, the application hence performs the operations regarding the user command as this application permission section provides user who is privacy conscious and doesn’t want to share any of these above examples of permission like location and the user can turn them off for some time or as per desired time and avoid the application to use these features to perform any operation these days Google is now facilitating a new software application for the devices and now the user can able to avail a new introduction software named data safety section as the privacy permission section is deleted from the software.
As this new data safety section on Google play store is introduced to me recently in April 2022 that it will now offer the users more information about an application is about how the application is modifying and using their data for further modification and operations this new section also taking command over protecting crucial information from apps that are listed on the play store and furthermore Google has also removed the update on the section from the play store which is seen by some users in March previously
In accordance with this new section of data privacy, Google has shared a report and shared two different screenshots of an application by showing the difference between the previous and now looks of the Application which determines the changes and difference between the previous privacy permission and now data section for safety. No longer visible as per the screenshots that are shared by Google the permission list is no longer visible to the users to check the permission of an application before installing the application on their devices.
As Google has not revealed any further exact reason behind this decision of introducing the new section instead of the previous privacy section but the report claims that the play store data safety section is currently rolled out in news regarding the user’s privacy and data safety. As the latest data safety section is available on the play store and offers the information and permissions for apps to how they are using the users’ data and the previous permission section is less important than this data safety section as this doesn’t explain the required
Pradeep expert long-term users of android know that the app permission section in android can be still accessed the information by using the aurora store, FOSS Google plays client or by inspecting the apps on the phone, but this new App Store will not be breached by any kind of means and this is now a centralized privacy system that will protect the user data from and regulated the permissions of using his data as per a single command based unit.