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Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children


Seven researchers analyzed nearly 6,000 apps for children and found that the majority of them may be in violation of the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA. Thousands of the tested apps collected the personal data of children under age 13 without their parent’s permission, the study found.

[Hamza Shaban - Chicago Tribune, 17 April 2018.]


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