"This is about protecting the people who don't know when they sign up for a new cell phone that they're basically signing away their right to privacy," says city council member Justin Brannan.
Like many apps, FaceApp asks users for access to more information than it seemingly needs.
"Publishing third-party content online never can be "neutral," a broad coalition of academics and organizations say.
"Access to our favorite free website and apps is at risk!" the Internet Association warns at the new site, "Keep the Internet Free."
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