On October 8, 2009 I wrote a blog entitled “What’s the Value of Your Mobile Phone’s Address Book?
” which highlighted the fact that iPhone applications have access to your phones entire address book and you are trusting that the developer is (hopefully) not a rogue one. This has been known since at least January 26, 2009
. The possible abuse that my blog was aimed at pointing out to readers came to light recently
. A class action lawsuit has been filed against app developer Storm8 and the full details of the proceedings can be found here