Google Restores Play Store App Licensing List Months After Introducing Data Safety Label
Google is reintroducing app permissions listings on the Play Store. The search giant previously removed the app license listing from the Play Store in place of the Data Safety label that was rolled out this year. However, the return schedule of the rights list on the platform has yet to be specified by the company. Google just mentioned that it will be back up and running soon. The company launched the Data Safety label on the Play Store in April of this year. However, it was announced last year.
According to an announcement from Android Developers, through a tweet, Google resetting app permissions on Google Game Storea few months later eliminate they replace the Data Safety label.
The old Data Safety section is introduce by the company in April, citing that it would let users see information about how apps collect, share, and secure their data. However, Google first informed the developers about this change last year.
Meanwhile, a report TechCrunch says that users can still go to the app menu on their phone and check the permissions for individual apps, but it hasn’t been reflected on the settings page on Google’s app store. According to the report, the new change will allow them to see both the Data Safety label and app permissions directly from the Play Store.
It should be noted that Google made it Obligatory for developers to publish the functionality of the Data Safety section of their apps starting July 20. The company also mentioned that apps that don’t comply with this rule will “have to strictly enforce book”.
Furthermore, the Alphabet Google unit also speak this week, they’re cutting fees to 12%, from 15%, for non-gaming app developers on Google Play Store switch to rival payment systems, as it will comply with new EU technology rules from Tuesday.