Senator Charles Schumer has asked the FTC to investigate claims that apps downloaded to Apple...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Senator Charles Schumer has asked the FTC to investigate claims that apps downloaded to Apple (AAPL) and Android (GOOG) devices steal private contacts and photos, and post them online without consent. Schumer said phone makers are obliged to protect the privacy of consumers.