ToTok, a chat app that the New York Times last month reported was a spy tool for the government of the United Arab Emirates, has been restored to the Google Play Store, Vice’s Motherboard reported. The restored app has been updated to require authorization before accessing and syncing with a user’s contacts, according to the article. The app was unavailable on Apple’s App Store on Monday....
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