The Washington, D.C.-based think tank Future of Privacy Forum (“FPF”) released a study this week detailing the current state of mobile app privacy policies as of this past month, June 2012.
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The Future of Privacy Forum and the Center for Democracy and Technology this week released a set of best practices that mobile application developers can use to protect users’ privacy.
When the Obama administration in February rolled out its approach to protecting consumer privacy online, it put as much emphasis on industry self-regulation as it did on its call for legislation to provide consumers with privacy protections.
Think tank Future of Privacy Forum reported on Wednesday that 53% of the most popular paid apps now have privacy policies.
Under mounting pressure from regulators and the Obama Administration, mobile app developers are becoming more privacy savvy.
Another day, another Google privacy misstep: according to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission is close to hitting Google with a $22.5 million penalty for bypassing a privacy setting on Apple’s Safari web browser that allowed Google to illicitly track individuals as they browsed the web.
Future of Privacy Forum Study Results Show App Developers Heed Call for Privacy Policies Future of Privacy Forum and Center for Democracy & Technology Release Best Practices for Mobile App Developers WASHINGTON – A survey released today by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) examined the most popular paid and free apps on leading app platforms, […]