February 2, 2013
F.T.C. Suggests Privacy Guidelines for Mobile Apps
In a strong move to protect the privacy of Americans as they use the Internet on their smartphones and tablets, the Federal Trade Commission on Friday said the mobile industry should include a do-not-track feature in software and apps and take other steps to safeguard personal information. The New York Times reports.
The staff report, which was approved by the commission, is not binding, but it is an indication of how seriously the agency is focused on mobile privacy.
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