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Researchers analyzed Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign apps.
Trump’s asks for access to much more of the user’s personal data than Biden’s, including location and Bluetooth data.
The software for Trump’s app is being developed by a company known for specializing in targeting people using location data.
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Researchers have analyzed President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign apps. Of the two apps, Trump’s hoovers up far more of its users’ data.

Jacob Gursky and Samuel Woolley of the University of Texas’ Propaganda Research Team analyzed both apps and wrote about their findings in the MIT Tech Review.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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