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Smartphone Photo Controversy Prompts Senate Inquiry

As last week closed out, the safety and security of photos stored locally on your smartphone became an issue. At first it was iPhone only however Google freely admitted that photos on an Android device (and any smartphone for that matter) are stored in such a way that apps could access them, just like they are on a computer. That’s really a fact of life more than anything.

Over the weekend we ran a story featuring a couple apps that would help you protect your photos by either hiding from the root directory or offloading them to the cloud.

More after the break