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Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries

[6 October, 2014]

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Abstract: Adobe is tracking users in the app and uploading the data to their servers. Adobe is gathering data on the ebooks that have been opened, which pages were read, and in what order. All of this data, including the title, publisher, and other metadata for the book is being sent to Adobeís server in clear text. Adobe isnít just tracking what users are doing in DE4; this app was also scanning my computer, gathering the metadata from all of the ebooks sitting on my hard disk, and uploading that data to Adobeís servers. In. Plain. Text.


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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Issue:6 October, 2014
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Online access:http://the-digital-reader.com/2014/10/06/adobe-spying-users-collecting-data-ebook-libraries/#.VDPh4PldV8E
Record Number:19887
Last Update:2014-10-07 07:55:24
Date Created:2014-10-07 07:53:05