As you may have read I jumped on the Android wagon earlier, it’s a cool phone not quite as stylish as the iPhone but a LOT cheaper and more open.

One annoying thing however is, that applications ALL seem to require obscure access to run – access to geolocation, access to sim card, access to contacts, access to sd card, access to make phonecalls and full access to internet… and it’s not as on the iPhone where you are asked if this is ok, no once you install the software you are informed about the rights the software wants and you then have two options install or not..  strange and annoying, why can’t I select what I want to give access to?

Anyhow, what we need is a firewall for the device, and someone has been kind enough to make one Droidwall 😀  sadly it requires root access 🙁
http://www.appbrain.com/app/droidwall-%28root-required%29/com.googlecode.droidwall

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