smart phones en Mobile Ad Networks Accused Of Invasive Apps Mobile apps are aggressively placing unwanted ads on phones. Lookout, a mobile security firm in San Francisco, tested mobile apps and found some disturbing practices. Those include transmitting consumer phone numbers and email addresses and transmitting to third parties and placing ads on the mobile phone's desktop. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:40:00 +0000 editor 15573 at