Google Quietly Cuts Access to API Exposing Sensitive User Data

A loophole revealed information on all the apps users have on their phones, a growing concern in the post-Roe era

Google is cracking down on app publishers’ use of the Query_All_Packages API, which lets developers see all the apps on someone’s phone, access that has long concerned privacy advocates but is exacerbated in a post-Roe world.

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