Thousands of Android apps potentially violate child protection law

Thousands of child-directed Android apps and games are potentially violating US law on the collection and sharing of data on those under 13, research has revealed. A study conducted on 5,885 child-directed Android apps from the US Play Store, which are included in Google’s Designed for Families programme, found that well over half of the apps potentially violated the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (Coppa).

Link: Thousands of Android apps potentially violate child protection law
via http://www.theguardian.com

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