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The new standards will require that app developers collecting personal information include privacy policies to their apps and this information can be viewed on the store before downloading these apps.
Also the companies have agreed to offer users simple methods to report apps that do not satisfy privacy standards as well as systems for handling with these reports.
Following the reports on location-tracking and privacy issues on mobile devices in 2011, U.S. Senator Al Franken sent Apple and Google letters specifically asking if the companies would be willing to provide users with clear privacy policies for apps offered through their stores.
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