App or website: Here’s what is best for your privacy
Economic Times - 09/14/2016
The findings showed that both apps and websites leaked personally identifiable information to varying degrees.
“We expected that apps would leak more as they have better and direct access to these information. Overall that’s true,” said Assistant Professor David Choffnes, at Northeastern University in Massachusetts, US.
But he also added that typically apps leak “just one more identifier than a website” for the same service.