What was Disney thinking when making those apps suited for children? There may be tons of mobile apps that open doors to collecting too much information and especially that you’re not able to adjust the permission in earlier Android OSes for instance.
According to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act by FTC, parents must give permission before information is collected by the apps aimed at kids but is Disney’s violation of it such a case?
From the victim parent’s claims, it appears that Disney and its partners didn’t disclose the information about letting parents know about the data collection, in which the parent, Amanda Rushing, claims that it is a serious violation of the privacy and highly offensive. The lawsuit was already filed against Disney and they were ready to deal with the case in court.
It’s not the first kind of news about the kids’ privacy being violated through the products suited for them.