Jay-Z Wants A Ton Of Private Data From Anyone Who Downloads His Samsung-Sponsored New Album [The Brief]

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Jay-Z's Samsung-sponsored download of his new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," asks for a huge amount of personal marketing data before anyone can download the app, according to Gawker. Permission requests include location, permission to access and delete files in storage, permission to keep the phone from sleeping, and phone call status. See the screengrab at right.

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