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FTC comes down hard on developers and markets
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FTC comes down hard on developers and markets



Richard Harris Richard Harris in Mobile Tech Monday, December 10, 2012
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I can't say that I blame em - but they sure gave just about anyone in the mobile developer world a rattle today with harsh words over kids privacy when it comes to mobile apps.

In a new 2012 survey that compares to last years it shows little has been done to protect the privacy of children while using apps found on mobile devices.

The site inside social activity from gaming apps that partner children up with anonymous people over the Internet, unsecured data transactions, and similar app security holes as some of the major contributors.

The real question here is how do we police this? Even with the FTC's Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), that is supposed to protect children 12 years old and younger - how will developers completely protect kids by just disclosing the information in a "close to continue" type window? I've already stated that 2013 will be a big year for developers when it comes to security and I'm sure this issue will only fuel the growing fire.


Read more: http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/ftc-sc...

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