[HackerNews] FTC Bans Stalkerware App SpyFone; Orders Company to Erase Secretly Stolen Data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday banned a stalkerware app company called SpyFone from the surveillance business over concerns that it stealthily harvested and shared data on people’s physical movements, phone use, and online activities that were then used by stalkers and domestic abusers to monitor potential targets.
“SpyFone is a brazen brand name for a surveillance business that

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