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Apple makes simple privacy labels mandatory on App Store

Checklist gives users a clearer picture of what happens to their information

Users will now be able to see in one glance what data each app collects, and what gets shared to a third party. (Photo by Yoshiyuki Tamai)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Apple on Monday began showing upfront how apps on its App Store collect personal data, enabling users to make decisions based on privacy before they download.

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