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FTC settles with kids’ app maker over alleged privacy violations


An app maker who created programs developed for children has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the Washington Post reports. The FTC alleges that the app maker collected and maintained eMail addresses from kid-focused apps including Emily’s Girl World, Emily’s Dress-Up and Emily’s Runway High Fashion, which were available for download through Apple’s App Store…

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