Friday, March 8, 2013

7 Ways to Protect Kids' Mobile Online Privacy

The growth in mobile device usage by children is leading to increasing worries about online privacy because of applications that track youngsters' behavior.

A 2012 study by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found that as many as 60% of apps used by kids were transmitting information, often secretly, either back to the app developer or third parties like advertising networks and data analytics companies.

FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz declared then that "kids' apps siphon an alarming amount of information from mobile devices without disclosing this fact to parents."

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