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Android P may prevent background apps from accessing your camera

Android P may prevent background apps from accessing your camera
From Mashable - February 21, 2018

The next major version of Android, for now referred to as "Android P" until Google comes up with a dessert-inspired code name, may have a new feature to help protect your privacy.

An Android Open Source Project commit, spotted by XDA-Developers, indicates that apps that have been idle for more than "a certain amount of time" will not be able to access your phone's camera.

It's not clear yet when Google will officially announce Android P, but the world may get its first official taste of it at this year's Google I/O Developer Conference, scheduled for May 8-10 in Mountain View, California.

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