The 10 Most Controversial Apps Removed from the Google Play Store

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Date removed: Oct. 10, 2012

Translated as Nationwide Telephone Directory, this Japanese app was a free download that served as a database for names, phone numbers, and location info for private civilians and businesses. A security breach led to over 760,000 personal addresses being leaked. Japanese security firm NetAgent claiming the program was "malicious" software that stole information from users.

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