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Educational Android Apps Improperly Track Children

Often with their parents’ encouragement and supervision, young children are increasingly relying on mobile appsβ€”even services that may not have expressly been designed for themβ€”for learning. While parents have an expectation of privacy for their children when they use these apps, a new study suggests that parents’ trust may be misplaced.

Of note, some of the brands engaged in tracking may be quite familiar to readers…