MoviePass CEO walks back creepy location tracking comments

MoviePass iPhone Location Tracking

MoviePass, the cinema subscription service that’s cheaper than Netflix, gave itself a tiny PR scandal after CEO Mitch Lowe made a creepy remark about the app’s location tracking abilities on mobile. “We get an enormous amount of information,” he said last week. “We watch how you drive from home to the movies. We watch where you go afterwards.”

Since then, MoviePass scaled back the location tracking features of its mobile app, and Lowe just walked back his remarks, saying he was wrong about the tracking. Even so, he apparently admitted that MoviePass will sell your data to third parties.

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MoviePass CEO walks back creepy location tracking comments originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 13 Mar 2018 at 07:45:55 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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MoviePass CEO walks back creepy location tracking comments