FTC Cracking the Whip on Kids Apps, Privacy Violations Galore

In a recent report examing apps aimed at children on the App store and the Google Play store titled ‘Mobile apps for Kids: Disclosures still not making the grade’, the U.S Federal Trade Commision examined privacy policies and other practices for apps aimed at kids. According to the report, “most apps failed to provide any…

What’s EU doing in Apple?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is running a regulatory session on Apple’s app Store developers agreement. Meanwhile, an interesting turn took up when regulators from European Union joined in. The whole issue began when Apple in April, adjusted its agreement wording in a way that outright barred developers from using third-party development tools such as…