Privacy advocates want the FTC to take on invasive daycare apps

by Tonya Riley

Researchers have found some daycare apps share information such as the number of diaper changes with third-parties without disclosing it.

Children's privacy legislation advances through the Senate, but fight is brewing

by Tonya Riley

Federal privacy legislation fails to gain momentum in the Senate.

FTC warns it will go after ed tech companies misusing children's data

by Tonya Riley

The crackdown comes as lawmakers look to update children's privacy protections.

FTC, DOJ settle with WW weight loss app, citing violation of children's privacy

by Tonya Riley

The app will have to wipe any algorithms it developed off the data.

Advertisers are sucking up student data, even after legal action, researchers say

by Tonya Riley

The apps are another instance of the privacy risks educational technology poses to children, the Me2B Alliance says.

FTC pushed from Hill on hacking of smart toys, kids' privacy

by Shaun Waterman

Federal cybersecurity and privacy protections for children are not keeping up with the burgeoning data collection engaged in by "smart" toys and online games, Sen. Mark Warner said in asking the Federal Trade Commission if the law needs to be changed.