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[–] Mylon 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Why does it need the camera? 24k could be enough to send pictures back home. Internet access isn't a "permission".

[–] weezkitty 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

Because the "flashlight" is technically the camera flash and it is accessed through the camera API

[–] prairie 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

It looks like it probably uses two permissions to deal with differing versions of Android. I'm guessing that on older ones, it was more coarse-grained and all camera operations were under one permission, and on later versions, there was a more fine-grained control flashlight permission.