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Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy

Thousands of the most popular apps and games available, mostly free of charge, in the Google Play Store, make potentially...

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A research study analyzes the influence of algorithms on online publicity and advertising

When we look for information on the internet, buy online or use social networks we often see ads relating to...

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Privacy on the net: Children’s apps are a privacy risk for minors

Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodríguez, from the Madrid research Institute IMDEA Networks and also affiliated to ICSI from Berkeley (USA), is interviewed...

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Children's apps steal personal information from minors

Researchers from Berkeley (USA) and IMDEA Networks (Madrid, Spain) reveal that some ‘apps’ identify users, their location, phone number and...

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The Data Transparency Lab (DTL) awards grant to IMDEA Networks researchers on data privacy

The Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announced today the projects that will benefit from a 50,000 euro grant to develop applications...

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“We want to make an educational app to bring awareness on how tools behave in our devices”

Narseo Vallina-Rodríguez was interviewed on May 31st, 2017 by the Data Transparency Lab (DTL) about his current research work and,...

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What will the future Internet look like?

To tackle this all-important question in the Digital Age, the research Institute IMDEA Networks, in collaboration with University Carlos III...

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7 in 10 smartphone apps share your data with third-party services

More than 70 percent of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party tracking companies. Image: PIXABAY Our mobile phones...

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