The updated rule is confusing developers who can't tell when a mobile gadget passes from parent to offspring. Let's hope they get it all ironed out soon. Increased control for parents sounds like a good way to head off both advertising targeted at children and the willy-nilly dispersal of geolocation data.
Users can neither understand nor configure tools which claim to improve their privacy, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon. Is there any way we can achieve online privacy?