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FTC Staff Report on Mobile Privacy Disclosures

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a staff report entitled, “Mobile Privacy Disclosures: Building Trust Through Transparency” and a related new business guide for mobile developers.  The staff report recommends ways that participants in the mobile marketplace can better inform consumers about their mobile privacy. For example, the report recommends that consumers should get timely, easy-to-understand disclosures about the data that businesses collect and how the data is used.