Spotlight: FTC calls on mobile platforms to disclose personal data collection


The Federal Trade Commission is recommending that mobile platforms provide "just-in-time" disclosures to users about what personal information is being collected and get permission from the users to collect sensitive information. Mobile app developers should have a privacy policy that is easily accessible through app stores, and advertising networks should communicate with app developers about what they use personal information for, according to the FTC's "Mobile Privacy Disclosures" report. Read more