GSMA welcomes new mobile applications recommendations

Telecom Lead Asia: GSMA has welcomed California’s Attorney General’s recommendations on new mobile applications.

“Yesterday, California’s Attorney General Kamala D. Harris published Privacy on the Go, new recommendations on mobile app privacy intended to encourage app developers and other players in the mobile sphere to consider privacy at the outset of the design process,” said Tom Phillips, chief government and regulatory affairs officer, GSMA.

READ MORE: The new California Privacy on the Go recommendations

“The GSMA welcomes these recommendations to the mobile industry, which incorporate our own Mobile Privacy Principles and App Privacy Guidelines and which are referenced in this new document. Privacy on the Go reinforces our common campaign for the need for more transparency around data practices and increased user control, as well as greater accountability of all mobile industry players around the important issue of consumer privacy,” Phillips added.

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