The review of 20 children’s apps — 10 each on Google Android and Apple iOS — found examples on both platforms that sent data to tracking companies, potentially violating children’s privacy law; the iOS apps sent less data overall.
New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards and Facebook have been at loggerheads with tech giant since March, when he asserted the US company had broken local rules by refusing a request by a New Zealand citizen to access personal information held on the accounts of other users.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled changes to member profile pages and said the movie “The Social Network” got “hugely basic” things wrong about the origins of the site. Zuckerberg had been accused of stealing the idea of creating Facebook from others,including an Indian expatriate. Zuckerberg,in an interview yesterday with the CBS show “60 Minutes,said […]