[NTLK] Google Handwriting (Terence Griffin)

Terence Griffin griffin at nist.gov
Tue Apr 21 15:09:10 EDT 2015

That's a standard warning on all keyboards in Android.
It comes up when you activate an input method.

- Tere

On 04/21/2015 02:43 PM, Allen.Russell at linde.com wrote:
> Here's the chilling part for me.  I was curious and downloaded google
> handwriting onto my old cheap android tablet.  When I went into the input
> settings, and selected the new method of input, it displays the helpful
> popup window:
> <quote>
> This input method may be able to collect all the text you type, including
> personal data like passwords and credit card numbers.  It comes from the
> app Google Handwriting Input.  Use this input method?
> </quote>
> I declined to tap "OK".  This is why I've been nervous about installing
> any alternate keyboards.  Many apps "phone home", with information that I
> don't want them to have.
> Allen
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