Kids' Apps: Privacy Disclosures Are Not Child's Play

Law360, New York (April 05, 2012, 1:39 PM ET) -- The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a staff report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Current Privacy Disclosures are DisAPPointing," discussing the results of a survey of mobile device applications for children. According to the FTC, in the majority of cases, the survey reveals that neither the stores through which apps are made available nor the developers of the apps provide the information parents need to determine what data is being collected from their children, how it is being shared or who will have access to it....
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