iOS devs pay $50,000 for collecting children’s info in apps

Parent company W3 Innovations was targeted with an FTC lawsuit on Friday; the settlement was announced Monday morning. In its complaint, the FTC alleges that W3 “collected, maintained, and/or disclosed personal information” entered into its various kid-targeted apps—for example, the complaint claims that the company collected and maintained a list of more than 30,000 e-mails as well as personal information from more than 300 Emily’s Girl World App users and 290 Emily’s Dress Up users.

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