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

Posted: Updated:
W3 INOVATIONS CHILD PRIVACY
Getty

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.

Read the whole story at Ars Technica

Around the Web

FTC: Apps-Maker W3 Innovations Settles Kids' Privacy Case For ...

Violating Kids' Privacy Costs W3 Innovations

W3 Innovations Charged $50000 by the FTC for Collecting Personal ...

From Our Partners