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TweetThe Federal Trade Commission recently proposed stricter online privacy rules to make PDA’s, tablets and smartphones safer for children to use and to bar advertising networks and websites from collecting information on children without their parents’ consent. This represents the latest in a string of updates to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 […]

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TweetA class action lawsuit was recently filed in Texas in the Western Division of the U.S. District Court, Austin Division against some of the biggest heavy-weights in the tech industry.  In the lawsuit plaintiffs allege that makers of popular mobile apps misappropriate millions of  users’ personal information such as names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers without […]

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TweetLike it or not, if you have subscribed to a mobile social network through your smartphone, chances are your address book has been made available to other viewers and you weren’t even aware of it. Recently, it came to light that the social network company Path, which allows its users to post personal journals to friends and family, had […]

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