TrackerControl 'Slim' – Learn about app tracking

TrackerControl aims to inform, empower, and educate users with regards to tracking in apps, that is, collection of data about user behaviour.

To detect tracking, TrackerControl checks all network traffic against the Disconnect tracker list. This is the same list, that is used by the Firefox browser. This reveals the companies behind tracking to users and allows users to block tracking selectively. This tracker list also allows to expose the purpose of tracking, such as analytics or advertising.

The app further aims to educate users about their legal rights under current EU Data Protection Law (i.e. GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive)

Under the hood, TrackerControl uses Android's VPN functionality, to analyse apps' network communications locally on the Android device. This is accomplished through a local VPN server, through which all network communications are passed, to enable the analysis by TrackerControl. In other words, no external VPN server is used, and hence no network data leaves the user's device for the purposes of tracker analysis.
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What's New

- Clarify that version on PlayStore is 'Slim' release
- [FEATURE] Add ClassyShark-like tracker detection
- [FEATURE] Add option to show tracking data sharing over past 7 days
- [IMPROVEMENT] Faster and correct GeoMap
- [IMPROVEMENT] Make tracker details UI more beautiful and intuitive
- [FIXES] Fix crashes, and correct counting of tracker companies.
- [UPDATES] Update dependencies, translations, and tracker signatures
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Additional Information

Updated
May 12, 2021
Size
9.2M
Installs
1,000+
Current Version
2021.05.12-play
Requires Android
5.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Konrad Kollnig
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