Google has removed popular children’s apps such as number coloring, Prince salon and cats & Cosplay from its play store. These applications were banned after an investigation by the International Commission on digital responsibility (IDAC). They found that the apps continued to collect children’s data, in violation of Google’s rules. < / P > < p > unlike application creators of ordinary audiences, app developers for children should follow a set of particularly strict policies. It states that the content provided should be suitable for children. They must also use Google play’s certified ad SDK for ad presentation, while avoiding interest based targeting and redirection. < / P > < p > it is reported that developers use Android AD ID (AAID) technology, which deploys persistent identifiers. They also mined Android IDs that can be used to locate devices. In terms of user data collection, children’s app designers need to disclose any personal identity information that needs to be collected, including through API and SDK. This information includes microphone, authentication information, device data, and ad ID. Google said it was working with privacy groups to prevent developers from breaking the rules. < / P > < p > International privacy agencies are taking action to further regulate the information collected by technology companies, especially those related to children’s groups. Facebook has been investigated by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) in Europe because there may not be enough data protection for users under the age of 18. The core of the latest survey is instagram. Investigators are studying whether Facebook violated privacy laws and didn’t protect the user data of children on instagram. This is to allow sensitive information such as phone numbers and email addresses of minors to be made public on the platform. Facebook denied violating any data privacy rules, but announced a partnership with Ireland’s DPC. < / P > < p > DPC is the highest data regulator in the EU. Part of its task is to implement the provisions of the EU’s general data protection regulation (gdpr) issued in 2018. The agency also has the right to issue a fine once evidence of violations is found. The DPC is investigating whether Facebook legally allows processing of children’s personal data. The iPhone 12 keynote has been recorded in Apple park

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