Google facing the a backlash over reports that third party apps developers can read your Gmail. As Google on Wednesday said the company is continuously vetting the developers and their apps that integrate with Gmail before it opens them fir general access.
A Report of Wall Street Journal earlier this week claimed that the search giant is reportedly allowing Third Party app developer can scan through Gmail accounts. According to the Wall Street Journal , a number of companies admitted their engineers have read thousand of email message for reason such a training machine learning systems.
As per the investigation into Gmail, the hugely successful Google mail client allows third party developers to scan the inbox of anyone who install their app. It also provide more functionality to the Gmail Inbox, like ability to compare prices from different online retailers, or quickly in subscribe from marketing emails sent to your address.
Wall Street Journal report is based on the testimonies of more than two dozen employee of companies who create service around Gmail, Popular emails service in the world, with 1.2 active monthly users.
Google already said a year also it will stop its computers form scanning the inboxes from Gmail users for information to personalize advertisement , say users to “Remain confident that Google will keep privacy and security paramount”.
It gives both enterprise admins and individual consumers transparency and control over how their data is used we make it possible for applications from other developers over to integrate with Gmail – like email client trip planner and customer relational management system, so that we have option around how we access and use our gmail.
Before a published, non-Google app can access your Gmail Message , it goes through a multi step review process at the company.