Google Talk Keeps Track of Your SMS
This has been reported by Alexandre Dulaunoy on Twitter: Google Talk keeps track of your SMS!
Goodiff, a service for automated tracking of semantic changes in web service policies, reported the following change: “When you send and receive SMS messages to or from Google Talk, we collect and maintain information associated with those messages, such as the phone number, the wireless carrier associated with the phone number, the content of the message, and the date and time of the transaction.”
This can lead to potential, involuntary data leak… SMS are too often considered as a secure way to transmit information (like temporary access codes).
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