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Disney, software developers agree to halt behavioral ads on kids' gaming apps under US settlements

By Amy Miller
  • 06 Aug 2020 17:18
  • 06 Aug 2020 17:18
Walt Disney Co., Viacom, Comscore and a host of advertising software developers have agreed to stop serving behavioral ads to children through mobile gaming apps, to settle litigation alleging they illegally tracked children, according to a proposal submitted to a federal court in San Francisco.
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Amy Miller

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Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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