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Privacy leaks are still rampant in kidsí apps, FTC reports
PC World ^ | Dec 10, 2012 11:50 AM | Jared Newman

Posted on 12/12/2012 1:27:46 AM PST by Olog-hai

Parents beware: Many iPhone and Android apps designed for children are playing fast and loose with privacy, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

The FTC just released a survey on kids’ apps in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store for Android. Of the 400 apps surveyed, 60 percent sent out the device ID, mainly to third-parties such as ad networks or analytics companies. …

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