Mobile App Makers Would Face Tougher Regs Under Calif. Bill

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 5:29 PM EST) -- A California lawmaker introduced a bill Thursday that would require mobile app makers like Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. to allow consumers to access their own personally identifiable information that is collected, among other new rules.

Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, said existing law mandates that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information to make its privacy policy available to consumers.

“This bill would define an online service for purposes of these provisions to include mobile applications designed to be...
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