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Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

PS: it seems that some people consider this to be a possible duplicate to http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/54932/why-are-apps-for-mobile-devices-more-restrictive-than-for-desktopWhy are apps for mobile devices more restrictive than for desktop? - but both questions differ at least in the point of view (developer/user). And if you read the answer, you will also see that most SO users consider both questions as beeing different :-)

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

PS: it seems that some people consider this to be a possible duplicate to http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/54932/why-are-apps-for-mobile-devices-more-restrictive-than-for-desktop - but both questions differ at least in the point of view (developer/user). And if you read the answer, you will also see that most SO users consider both questions as beeing different :-)

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

PS: it seems that some people consider this to be a possible duplicate to Why are apps for mobile devices more restrictive than for desktop? - but both questions differ at least in the point of view (developer/user). And if you read the answer, you will also see that most SO users consider both questions as beeing different :-)

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Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

PS: it seems that some people consider this to be a possible duplicate to http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/54932/why-are-apps-for-mobile-devices-more-restrictive-than-for-desktop - but both questions differ at least in the point of view (developer/user). And if you read the answer, you will also see that most SO users consider both questions as beeing different :-)

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

PS: it seems that some people consider this to be a possible duplicate to http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/54932/why-are-apps-for-mobile-devices-more-restrictive-than-for-desktop - but both questions differ at least in the point of view (developer/user). And if you read the answer, you will also see that most SO users consider both questions as beeing different :-)

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Why do mobile apps have such fine-grained permissions while desktop apps don't?

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) alsodo it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered as necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

Why do mobile apps have such fine-grained permissions while desktop apps don't?

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) also. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered as necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

Why do mobile apps have fine-grained permissions while desktop apps don't?

Androids apps use fine-grained permissions for security reasons, iOS apps (afaik) do it as well. Windows 8.1 applications don't have a permission schema like that, all Linux versions which I have tried so far don't have it either and I guess Mac OS X also doesn't have it, right?

Why are these fine-grained permissions considered necessary on a mobile device, but not on a desktop system? Do users trust apps on a mobile device less than on a desktop system?

Will Windows 10 or newer Linux and Mac OS versions have them?

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