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AG Tweets to United Airlines: Where’s Your Privacy Policy?

MOBILE PRIVACY—U.S.

October 15, 2012

California Attorney General Kamala Harris used social media on Friday to commend United Airlines for its “fabulous” mobile app, but then asked via Twitter, “where is your app’s #privacy policy?” Los Angeles Times reports that Harris also linked to the California Online Privacy Protection Act, which requires commercial websites that collect Californians’ personally identifiable information to post a privacy policy. "We have to both cheer the incredible advances in technology and at the same time protect consumer privacy,” said a spokesman for Harris. United Airlines responded saying it would review the app to “ensure that our privacy policy is also easily accessible to United app users."
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