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US government demands data on thousands of gun scope app users

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Federal investigators have demanded information belonging to at least 10,000 users of a gun scoping app from Apple and Google.

As reported by Forbes, the unprecedented data demand revolves around a single mobile application, Obsidian 4, which has been downloaded thousands of times on Android.

It is not known how many iOS users may be involved.

The app is marketed as accompanying software for the ATN X-Sight 4K and ThOR 4m products, both of which are rifle scopes. Obsidian 4 connects handsets to ATN devices through Wi-Fi to allow users to watch live streams, change gun settings, and take both audio and video footage.

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