US Lawmakers Ask Apple App Makers About Privacy

Two members of Congress are pushing ahead with an investigation into privacy issues in Apple’s App Store. After contacting Apple earlier this month with questions about app privacy, the lawmakers have now sent letters to 34 app developers requesting information about their data-collection techniques.Representatives Henry A. Waxman, Democrat of California, and G.K. Butterfield, Democrat of North Carolina, sent joint letters on Thursday to makers of social networking apps, including Foodspotting, Twitter, and Path, among others.To read this New York Times report in full, see:

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