App Makers' Privacy Policies Leave Users In The Dark: Panel

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 9:38 PM EDT) -- Several software developers and privacy advocates at a Federal Trade Commission workshop Wednesday shot down the notion that traditional privacy policies are enough to adequately inform mobile application users of how their information is being collected, stored and used.

During a mobile privacy disclosures panel, six representatives who have been pondering solutions to better convey critical mobile app privacy information to consumers urged the FTC to push the industry to not only disclose practices such as data sharing and geolocation in privacy policies, but also to...
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