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Blood Pressure App Maker Settles FTC Charges Alleging Inaccurate App Readings

USA - December 21 2016 Aura Labs, Inc. recently settled charges with the FTC for alleged deceptive claims that its app, Instant Blood Pressure, provided blood pressure...

Brian L. Heidelberger, Monique N. Bhargava.


Makers Of "Jott" Messaging App Settle with Texas Regulators for Misrepresenting Privacy Practices

USA - October 24 2016 Juxta Labs, Inc., maker of the Jott messaging app and other social media games popular with kids and teens, recently settled with the Texas Attorney...

Liisa M. Thomas.


New York AG Concludes “Operation Child Tracker”; Companies Agree to Penalties Totaling $835,000 For COPPA Violations

USA - September 22 2016 The New York Attorney General recently concluded its COPPA compliance investigation, “Operation Child Tracker,” and announced Viacom, Mattel, Hasbro...


FTC Settles with App Maker for Privacy Violations Stemming from Unauthorized Downloads

USA - February 11 2016 The FTC recently settled with Vulcan, an app maker operated by General Workings, Inc., following charges that it violated privacy laws by installing...


UK data protection authority issues record fine

United Kingdom - October 22 2015 The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently issued two large fines for unauthorized calls, including a record-high fine of £200,000 ($302...

Liisa M. Thomas.