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iPhone and Android apps now required to have privacy policies

The makers of the most widely used mobile app stores have agreed to comply with a California law requiring mobile apps that collect personal information to have a privacy policy. California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the agreement today with Apple and Google, which run the two most popular mobile app stores, as well as Amazon, HP, Microsoft, and Research In Motion.
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CA Attorney General says Apple has agreed to disclose app privacy policy BEFORE download

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

Following several weeks of controversy surrounding the way that applications were handling customer data, the California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that several companies with a stake in the app game... Read Post

Mobile app companies agree to CA rules on privacy policies

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

Mobile privacy will still be a murky issue despite a new agreement between the state of California and six leading mobile companies over how best to help app developers comply with a California law requiring them to post a privacy p... Read Post

California attorney general warns app makers over user privacy

Technology : Post Tech (2 years ago)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday that she has asked over 100 mobile app developers to post their privacy policies in a conspicuous place in the next 30 days. In a release, Harris said that this is her office’s ... Read Post


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