Thousands of Android apps are tracking children, study finds

That kid’s app might be doing more than keeping your children busy, according to a new international study. Researchers from the International Computer Science Institute say the majority of popular, free children’s Android apps are tracking data on kids in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, a federal law that regulates data collection from users who are under 13 years old.

Link: Thousands of Android apps are tracking children, study finds
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