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children's online privacy protection act

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Apple updates App Guidelines with eye on children's privacy

The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.

By August 15, 2013

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White House panel calls for big data reforms to protect privacy

New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.

By May 1, 2014

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012

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Privacy guard Disconnect Mobile returns to Google Play

Disconnect Mobile's malicious ad and tracker shield returns to the Google Play Store with minor changes after Google banned the app.

By September 8, 2014

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Cortana doesn't talk to kids, thanks to child protection laws

Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana, coming soon to Windows Phone, falls under US government child protection laws and can't be used by anyone under the age of 13.

By April 25, 2014

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Americans' online privacy worries center on money -- and porn, a bit

According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on. Some even admit they're worried about privacy while browsing porn.

By July 29, 2014

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Dropbox's Gentry Underwood on great design's disappearing act (Q&A)

Dropbox's design chief arrived at the online storage company with his stylish and popular email service, Mailbox. Now, as Dropbox evolves, he's helping it design a way into every facet of our digital lives.

By August 19, 2014

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Crows: Officially smarter than children

New research with New Caledonian crows has demonstrated that they perform as well as 7- to 10-year-old children on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks.

By July 24, 2014

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

By May 22, 2014