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  • Are smartphone apps spying on children? FTC to rule.

    The Federal Trade Commission says smartphone apps are a "digital danger zone," and the FTC is investigating 400 apps for kids to see if they violate the privacy rights of children by collecting personal information and sharing it with advertisers and data brokers.

  • Kid apps: Are mobile providers protecting your child's privacy?

    It can be hard for parents to decipher whether or not mobile apps are collecting and selling sensitive information about their kids, such as location and purchasing habits. But some are working to make the muddy world of  app privacy policies a little more clear and help parents worry about kid apps less.