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iPhone App Developers Pay $50,000 For Collecting Children's Info

08/16/2011 09:17 am ET | Updated Oct 16, 2011

The parent company of Broken Thumbs Apps--a prominent iOS app maker responsible for games like Zombie Duck Hunt, Truth or Dare, and Emily's Dress Up--has today settled with the Federal Trade Commission over its apparent collection of children's personal data in its iPhone and iPod touch apps. Though the FTC has gone after other companies for similar violations, this case is the first focused on mobile apps.

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