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Regulators Seek to Protect Users’ Information in an Ever Increasing Mobile Universe

In the mobile world, regulators grappled with how best to protect the privacy and security of user information as new technologies continued to emerge, with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) issuing reports, convening workshops, and signaling their intention to increase enforcement.

The FTC’s report on the “Internet of Things” (IoT) recommended steps companies should take to protect users’ security and privacy. The report defined IoT as devices or sensors — other than computers, smartphones, or tablets — that connect, store, or transmit information with or between each other via the Internet.

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