Joint CDT, FPF Statement on the Development of App Privacy Guidelines

[news release] Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the following statement in response to this morning’s Senate hearing on “Consumer Privacy and Protection in the Mobile Marketplace.” CDT and FPF are working together to improve mobile and app privacy and take the opportunity of the Senate hearing to make this statement on app privacy:Today’s hearing demonstrated that the collection of personal information through Apps operating on mobile devices raises serious privacy issues. “Apps,” a shorthand for “applications” commonly used to refer to programs on mobile devices, are booming in popularity. Apps are also beginning to appear on Internet-linked televisions, on desktop computer operating systems and on the Web.To read this CDT statement in full, see:

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