Shocking news for the Reliance Jio users, as per the information shared by hacktivist group Anonymous Reliance Jio is selling the user voice call data to ad networks located in the Singapore and US without giving any prior information to the users.
The must-have apps for every Reliance Jio users My Jio and Jio Dialer are sharing the call data to the ad networks. In return, Reliance Jio is getting revenue from those networks. A year back the similar practice comes into the limelight with Airtel. Airtel began to sell the http traffic to few ad networks to get revenue.
Reliance Jio executive clarified that the company gives more priority to the user data and privacy, it never compromises in those areas. But Anonymous mentioned how Reliance Jio is sending user data to remote servers. They used Burp tool to analyze the data packets sent over Reliance Jio voice calling application.
Reliance Jio is also using third-party SDK to develop its apps, and that means it indirectly violating the user privacy, anonymous said.
The facts have to be revealed by both the parties. Reliance Jio got a huge response once it commercially launched in the country. People are facing difficulties to get the Reliance Jio SIM.