Thursday, March 15, 2018

What To Look For In Apps For Musicians | hypebot

1While we are in many ways living in the golden age of music tech and apps for artists, it's important to have a discerning eye in selecting what you use, particularly when it comes to apps relating to data analysis and security.


In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, Daniel Matthews outlines what to keep an eye for in music related apps when it comes to things like data collection and security.

  • "...Beware of apps that ask for unnecessary data, such as access to your contacts, location, and calendar. What would a tuning app need that information for? App companies sell this data to third parties, many of whom simply want to make money from it, but there’s a possibility the data could get leaked to someone who shouldn’t have it. "
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