Pal J. Watson has made a discovery. He has a SmartPhone. I don’t. My wife does. That’s because in things technical, she is way ahead of me.

Anyway, here’s the deal. Mr. Watson downloaded an Android-based app. (App is short for application. In this case, it is short for appalling.)

Here is what his screen said.

– “Record Audio” – “Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.”

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