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Apple Tightens App Store Rules On Kids' Data
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David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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8/19/2013 | 12:47:50 PM
re: Apple Tightens App Store Rules On Kids' Data
Good for you. A lot of parents are complicit in letting their kids lie about their age so they can have access to services.
Thomas Claburn
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8/16/2013 | 5:12:46 PM
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I actively discourage my kids from participating in any of the backend services for games like Game Center, etc. No one under 13 should be registering for anything IMHO. My 13-year-old still does not have a Facebook account and I think it the better for it.
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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8/16/2013 | 1:42:45 PM
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Except they need the birth date to figure out which rules apply, even if they're not allowed to use it for any other purpose.

Too bad in a way. My Wii wishes me a happy birthday.
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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8/15/2013 | 8:37:44 PM
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As a parent, I can't imagine many apps that would inspire me to share my child's actual birth date.


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