Apps are illegally stealing children’s privacy data

Some of us are just starting to realize all the ways companies like Facebook and Google use our data to make money. But legally, children are supposed to be exempt from that. Under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA), apps cannot store or track any unnecessary information, such as location data or profiling information for advertisers, on children under the age of 13.

Link: Apps are illegally stealing children’s privacy data
via futurism.com

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