1. Apps could be regulated in the future
12/17/2012 11:03:55 AM
Apps could be regulated in the future
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Apps could be regulated in the future

Monday, December 17, 2012

Richard Harris Richard Harris

Because of a few bad seeds the entire basket might be thrown out! I'm talking about developers that aren't playing by the rules when it comes to privacy and marketing tactics within their apps, and because of it, the FTC could be at the center of some regulatory restrictions on what app developers can do in the future if we don't get everyone to clean up their act. 

Apps that aren't forthcoming with what private information they are storing, and sharing along with apps that display device like alerts prompting them to purchase an upgrade, or even apps that target children to buy app add-ons with no parental approval are all under the microscope of the US Government.

Read more: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/security/378730/apps-f...

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