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, Apple's CEO has been very stern about protecting their user's privacy. The company is now changing how it used to approach the app developers on its App Store
for distribution in the App Store
or through TestFlight
links when they submit a new version of their app. However, this does not seem to be foolproof as developers can still freely change the text on the web page
has a link to an external site.
Apple has also not made it clear how it would be reviewing the apps before approval. This process could make be even longer considering the new changes. Recently, Apple removed an app called Onavo
which collected data and shared it with Facebook
. This indicates that Apple
will take a tougher stance on apps that collect user data in the future.
Apple's new developer policy
was announced in a report which explains developers how they can can add or edit privacy policies for the App Store
as part of the new rule.