Children’s Privacy in the Mobile Data Environment
DataGuidance
October 2011
Recent evidence suggests that children, including children as young as three and four years of age, increasingly use mobile devices to access the Internet to play games, communicate with peers, or engage in interactive content targeting a young audience. This article describes the recent legal and regulatory developments that directly affect children’s privacy protections in the mobile data environment. The article also includes practical considerations for businesses that develop mobile content targeted to children.