FTC Makes It Easier to Comply with Children’s Privacy Regs

From the MediaPost article:

The Federal Trade Commission today published new guidance that could make it easier for developers to create apps aimed at children.

Specifically, the FTC is making it easier for app developers to obtain parental approval for data collection. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act prohibits app developers and Web site operators from knowingly collecting personal information — which now includes information like device identifiers and IP addresses — from children under 13, without their parents’ consent.


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