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More people should be aware of how broad the permissions they are granting to the apps they install. In lieu of not installing apps that ask for too many permissions, you can also use an app called NoRoot Firewall to prevent apps from having unwanted (from your perspective) access to the internet. I’ll have to read Christopher's review of Snoopwall, it sounds like they might be similar apps.