Lawmakers Seek Briefing From Apple Over Privacy

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., on Wednesday told Apple Inc. it had not adequately answered previous questions about privacy guidelines for smartphone apps and asked that company representatives brief house committee staff members about their concerns.

The two House Energy and Commerce Committee members said Apple’s reply to their Feb. 15 letter did not answer a number of the questions about the company's efforts to protect the privacy and security of its mobile device users.

“In addition, subsequent to our letter, concerns have...
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