Mobile Devs Fined $50k for Violating Children's Privacy

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Here's a brilliant idea, collecting and sharing little kid's personal information. I hear the authorities like that kind of stuff. And by like, I mean "slap you with a big ass fine."

     
  2. Azhar

    Azhar Fixing stupid since 1972

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    $50,000 sounds like a slap on the wrist, but then again it could be just a small time dev who makes as much as me. $50,000 would be a crazy big fine for me to pay.
     
  3. Trackr

    Trackr [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can see the problem of sending these girl emails regarding penis enlargement pills..

    But is it illegal to advertise other things to children?
     
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    ianken [H]ard|Gawd

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    It's not the advertising. . It's the collection of personal info on children and then distributing it to 3rd parties.