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FTC finds most mobile apps for kids secretly collect information [Google+ Hangout]

December 10, 2012|By Pat Benson

The Federal Trade Commission found in a study that most mobile apps for kids are secretly collecting information from children without their parents' knowledge.

The information collected includes device IDs, phone numbers, locations, and other private information without their parents' knowledge or consent, the study found. Read more about the here.

Join us for a live video chat on the topic at 3 p.m. with consumer columnist David Lazarus, who will be speaking with a spokesman for the app industry, Morgan Reed of the Assn. for Competitive Technology, and digital privacy advocate Jeffrey Chester.

You can join in the conversation by leaving your questions and comments below.

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