Rain Forecast & Storm Alerts#2 Weather
iOS Review on May 29, 2020
This is a popular weather app filled with ads and trackers. To stop tracking and ads, the app asks you to pay a subscription, and when you tap to say no, it automatically offers you 50% off of the subscription.
NOAA Weather's Privacy Rating is C. We found 7 different third-party trackers in the NOAA Weather app, and there were 311 attempted tracking connections detected during our test.
Blocked tracking attempts.
How was tracker testing done?
Tested using Lockdown v0.3.9
What was done during the test?
311 in a few minutes of installing and launching the app, and tapping various features that were mostly locked.
How many tracking attempts each time the app is opened?
Did user give consent to tracking before tracking started?
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