By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-9-21

Top House Energy & Commerce Committee Democrats are labeling Apple’s new privacy notices potentially “misleading” and “inaccurate.”

In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), cited a tech review in The Washington Post under the headline: “I checked Apple’s new privacy ‘nutrition labels.’ Many were false.”

The legislators said that while Apple’s summary of an apps data collection practices, which appear in boxes on each apps product page, about a third of those that said “data not collected” were collecting data.  » Read More