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children's privacy

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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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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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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By February 13, 2014

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SpongeBob disappears from app store after privacy criticism

An advocacy group calls on the FTC to investigate the children's game for violations of online privacy rights and misleading marketing.

By December 17, 2012

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Simple ways to enhance your Internet privacy

Fortify your browser, opt out of location tracking, and use a virtual private network to hide your IP address.

By June 21, 2013

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Togetherville brings social networking to children

A new social-networking service aimed at children ages 6 to 10 lets kids and the grownups in their lives interact in a walled-off environment.

By May 18, 2010

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Podcast: Could expanding privacy law harm children?

A report explores how some states want to expand the Children Online Privacy Protection act from under 13 to under 18. Co-author Adam Thierer says such laws could have negative consequences.

By May 21, 2009

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Do Not Track privacy bill reintroduced in Senate

A new bill aims to ensure Web browsers and Internet companies give users an opt out option of being tracked online by advertisers and data brokers.

By February 28, 2013

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Tracking watch for kids throws in GPS, GSM, Wi-Fi, kitchen sink

The Evado Filip VivoPlay watch lets parents track their children's whereabouts, but it also includes audio capabilities for getting in touch with tykes in an emergency.

By January 9, 2013

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Path to pay $800,000 to settle privacy issues with FTC

The social-networking site also will establish a "comprehensive privacy program" and obtain independent privacy assessments every other year for the next 20 years.

By February 1, 2013