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Thread: A new report from @PrivacyInt raises serious privacy concerns about the app @TrueCaller, which presents concrete risks for people in vulnerable situations, including journalists and human rights defenders: ow.ly/d44W50urXJD #Privacy #SafetyofJournalists
.@TrueCaller is especially popular in India and Sub-Saharan Africa. It enables its users to filter unwanted calls by identifying the number calling them from its database. Users can tag their contacts, adding them to TrueCaller’s database, under the name entered by the user.
However, as @PrivacyInt reports, the implications for people who end up in @TrueCaller's database raise worrying #privacy and #SafetyOfJournalists concerns. They examine the story of Chloe, an investigative journalist working for an international broadcast service.
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