TECH CRUNCH - Feb 23 - Live audio chat app Clubhouse ascends in popularity around the is currently only available on iOS, so some developers set out in a race to create Android, Windows and Mac versions of the service. While these endeavors may not be ill-intentioned, the fact that it takes programmers little effort to reverse-engineer and fork Clubhouse - that is, when developers create new software based on its original code - is sounding an alarm about the app's security. "[Clubhouse] asks a lot of information from users, analyzes those data and even abuses them. Meanwhile, it restricts how people use the app and fails to give them the rights they deserve. To me, this constitutes monopoly or exploitation," said Open Clubhouse's developer nicknamed AiX.