U.S. Warns App Developers Over Privacy
Failure to comply may lead to fine of up to $2,500 every time an app is downloaded.
The government of California has stressed that app developers must adhere to California law and showcase privacy notices to users or face considerable fines. California Attorney General Kamala Harris said she'll be sending letters to 100 app developers and companies to notify them that they are actively violating California's privacy laws.
"Protecting the privacy of online consumers is a serious law enforcement matter," she stated. "We have worked hard to ensure that app developers are aware of their legal obligations to respect the privacy of Californians, but it is critical that we take all necessary steps to enforce California's privacy laws."