Liz Gannes

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Path Apologizes for and Removes Automatic User Address Book Uploads

Personal social network Path got called out yesterday for automatically uploading users’ address books to its servers. Now the company has formally apologized and introduced a fix. CEO Dave Morin wrote in a blog post, “We now understand that the way we had designed our ‘Add Friends’ feature was wrong. We are deeply sorry if you were uncomfortable with how our application used your phone contacts.”


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