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FTC: Mobile App Developers Still Failing to Protect Kids

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The FTC has issued a report on software apps that criticizes their trampling of the privacy of children The report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade", is the second on the subject – and like nearly all sequels, it's bad. The FTC has issued a report on software apps that criticizes their trampling of the privacy of children The report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade", is the second on the subject – and like nearly all sequels, it's bad. 0 Comments

Google Accused of Tracking Safari Users

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A report says Google was ignoring settings on Safari intended to block tracking tools. Google platforms were reportedly able to log user activity on both the OS X and iOS versions of the browser. Google says the report "mischaracterizes" the issue. A report says Google was ignoring settings on Safari intended to block tracking tools. Google platforms were reportedly able to log user activity on both the OS X and iOS versions of the browser. Google says the report "mischaracterizes" the issue. 0 Comments

Find It Online: A Searcher's Baedeker

The third edition of Alan Schlein's 'Find It Online' is both a guided tour of the web's most interesting and exotic information resources, and a hands-on tutorial for becoming a searching expert. The third edition of Alan Schlein's 'Find It Online' is both a guided tour of the web's most interesting and exotic information resources, and a hands-on tutorial for becoming a searching expert. 0 Comments