80% of Google Play Store Data Safety Labels Contain Errors: Mozilla Study

While we’re beating up on Google, let’s mention this Mozilla study that found almost 80% of 40 popular Google Play Store apps showed a discrepancy between their Google Data Safety Form and actual privacy policy. The differences were serious in 40% of the apps tested. The study also criticizes Google policies including reliance on self-reporting by app developers and loopholes such as failing to require reports of sharing data with “service providers”.