If you have any of the iPhone games above, iPhone developer Storm 8 might have collected your iPhone number according to a lawsuit investigated by Boing Boing.
…the suit claims that the practice is not authorized by Apple and involves the execution of “malicious software code”. Storm8 has written the software for all its games in such a way that it automatically accesses, collects, and transmits the wireless telephone number of each iPhone user who downloads any Storm8 game,” the suit alleges. ” … Storm8, though, has no reason whatsoever to access the wireless phone numbers of the iPhones on which its games are installed.”…The number farming was not disclosed to players until an acknowledgement in August that described it as a “bug.” The lawsuit claims that only “very specific and specialized software code” could do so, however, and seeks injunctive relief and damages.
This follows news earlier this year that Mogo, a Swiss developer was stealing numbers, and calling their free customers to update to their paid app.
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