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Your Kids' Apps Are Spying on Them

By The Washington Post

June 10, 2022

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Imagine if a stranger parked in front of a child's bedroom window to peep inside. You'd call the police.

Yet that happens every day online, and Big Tech looks the other way.

Apps are spying on our kids at a scale that should shock you. More than two-thirds of the 1,000 most popular iPhone apps likely to be used by children collect and send their personal information out to the advertising industry, according to a major new study shared with me by fraud and compliance software company Pixalate. On Android, 79% of popular kids apps do the same.

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