Mobile App Code Hits Snag Over Disclosure Standards

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 10:31 PM EST) -- Mobile industry members and privacy advocates on Thursday inched closer to finalizing voluntary standards for disclosing how apps use data, but disagreements over what types of information collection and sharing practices need to be revealed continued to stall their progress.

Participants in the standard-setting process proposed by the White House nearly a year ago met Thursday to consider the latest draft of a set of standards intended to enhance transparency about apps' data collection and third-party sharing practices. The draft was put forward by the Application...
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