Google intends to stamp out any manifestation of surveillance of children which — intentionally or not — is organized by the application developers. So the representatives of the search giant commented on the research of experts of the International Institute of computer science, who showed that the range of Google Play there are thousands of apps, spying on underage users.
“We are extremely serious about the researchers’ report, and carefully studied their findings, — said the representative of Google edition of Tom’s Guide. — Protection of families and children is our main priority, and our program is Designed for Families requires developers to comply with several requirements [before posting application]”.
In the case that censors Google will detect apps that violate the policy of placing in Google Play, the reaction will be immediate promise in a press-service of the company. The developers, allowing for the collection of confidential information about children with a view to its further dissemination to advertisers, will be subject to sanctions. How exactly, representatives of the search giant did not elaborate.
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