iOS developer zapped $50K by FTC for collecting kid info

W3 Innovations, the parent firm of iOS developer Broken Thumbs Apps, has agreed to pay a $50,000 fine handed down by the Federal Trade Commission over children's personal data collected in games like Zombie Duck Hunt, Truth or Dare, and Emily's Dress Up. The FTC alleges that Broken Thumbs titles  "collected, maintained, and/or disclosed personal information" entered into its apps, which target young gamers--the complaint adds the developer collected and maintained a list of more than 30,000 e-mails as well as personal information from roughly 600 users. Article

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