Children

Children in Australia are being pervasively tracked when they go online without proper regard for their privacy or the risks of collecting their data, according to technology and privacy experts. Driven by a multibillion-dollar children’s advertising market, private companies are harvesting personal information to build psychographic profiles and data sets

The UK privacy watchdog has unveiled a strict new code of practice for online services providers like Facebook and Google, requiring them to offer a “built-in baseline of data protection” for children. The new rules will apply to online services likely to be accessed by children in the UK, requiring