Monday, October 26, 2020

Google removes 3 Android apps for children, with 20M+ downloads between them, over data collection violations

Google removes 3 Android apps for children, with 20M+ downloads between them, over data collection violations

Article Snip: "...the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC), a nonprofit watchdog based out of Boston, found that a trio of popular and seemingly innocent-looking apps aimed at younger users were recently found to be violating Google’s data collection policies, potentially accessing users’ Android ID and AAID (Android Advertising ID) numbers..."


Reference: techcrunch.com