Children Games tracking them

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

Finally: A good use of COPA (Children’s Online Privacy Act)!

“Although federal law doesn’t provide many digital privacy protections for adults, there are safeguards for children under 13. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act protects them from being improperly tracked, including for advertising purposes. Without explicit, verifiable permission from parents, children’s sites and apps are prohibited from collecting personal details including names, email addresses, geolocation data and tracking codes like “cookies” if they’re used for targeted ads.”

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