The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Stay connected with FOX 9 News and MyFOX9.com breaking news, weather, traffic and sports on your phone.
FOX 9 News has the latest local updates from Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN and the Twin Cities metro. MyFOX9.com's android app keeps you in touch anywhere, anytime on demand.
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Utility|
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for targeted advertising|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for delivering location targeted advertisement|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||Not analyzed yet|
|Access bluetooth settings||Allows applications to discover and pair bluetooth devices.||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
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