12 Dec '12, 2am

FTC: Mobile App Developers Still Failing to Protect Kids

FTC: Mobile App Developers Still Failing to Protect Kids

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a report on mobile apps for children that criticizes their trampling of kids' privacy. The FTC report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade " (PDF), follows up its first report on the subject – and like nearly all sequels, it's bad. There isn't much positive news about apps aimed at and used by children, and the FTC wants to see industry take more of a role in protecting the young and less of a role in taking money from their parents' wallets. "While we think most companies have the best intentions when it comes to protecting kids' privacy, we haven't seen any progress when it comes to making sure parents have the information they need to make informed choices about apps for their kids. In fact, our study shows that kids' apps siphon an alarming amount of information from mobile devices without disclosi...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2231348/FTC-Mobile-A...

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