Last year, Apple introduced a feature called App Tracking Transparency which made third-party apps ask users for permission to track them across other apps and websites. Android doesn’t quite have an equivalent feature, but if you are looking to stop app tracking in its… tracks… you might want to check out the DuckDuckGo app on Google Play.
On Wednesday, the team behind the privacy-focused internet search engine DuckDuckGo launched a new feature called App Tracking Protection in open beta on their Android app. Previously, users had to put their names on a waitlist to get access to the feature. Now, anyone with the app can start blocking third-party trackers.