The internet erupted yesterday in reaction to the FTC’s report citing a continued lack of compliance for Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The commission found that about 80% of 400 apps “siphon an alarming amount of information from mobile devices without disclosing this fact to parents.” Further, up to 17% of those apps allow kids to make in-app purchases.

This announcement came just days after California attorney general filed suit against Delta for failure to comply with the state’s 2004 Online Privacy Protection Act. Read more