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Who is monitoring the apps that kids use on their phones? The government complained Feb. 16 that software companies producing games and other mobile applications aren't telling parents what personal information is being collected from kids and how companies are using it.

Apps could quietly be collecting a child's location, phone number, call logs, and lists of friends, said a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC blamed the companies that make the apps, and...

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