This post was written by Joshua B. Marker.

The Digital Advertising Alliance released its self-regulatory principles for advertising in the mobile environment yesterday. While the guidance is ostensibly focused on advertising, it incorporates many important privacy principles regarding the collection, use, and sharing of data through mobile applications, and should be reviewed by any company

This post was also written by Amy S. Mushahwar.

In February, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris warned mobile app developers that their disclosure of data-collection practices to consumers would face scrutiny from her office in the coming months, and that entities not in compliance with California’s requirement to maintain and post a privacy

This post was also written by Frederick Lah.

In early June, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs brought a complaint against California-based mobile app developer 24×7 Digital LLC for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). The state alleged that 24×7 Digital, through

The state attorneys general, led by Maryland Attorney General Doug F. Gansler, are gearing up for a year focused on privacy and the Internet. On June 21, AG Gansler was installed as the 2012-13 president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). As the NAAG President, AG Gansler announced that he will spearhead a