Children’s apps and websites raise privacy concerns

September 3, 2015


Earlier this year the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (), along with 28 other data protection regulators from around the world, announced an into how and – squarely aimed at – were collecting and sharing personal information.

The are now in.

In an announcement yesterday, the ICO explained how the overall picture painted by the investigation was not a pretty one.

The collection of watchdogs, collectively known as the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (), said 41% of the 1494 apps and websites it examined raised over how data was being collected and shared with third parties.

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