Are Android Apps Infringing on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act?

Study finds that a large number of Android applications have infringed on COPPA law. The internet has become so complicated in recent years such that nothing online can be trusted anymore. In fact, any information one posts on their social media, regardless of privacy settings, can no longer be treated as secure. Just a while ago, there has been an uproar regarding data sharing between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. While people are over concerned about their own privacy and the way in which their information is getting exploited by the…

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Tanzania’s Orphaned Children: The Forgotten Youth

It is an all too real fact that far too many children are left orphaned alone in the world, especially in Africa. Due to multiple reasons such as complications during childbirth claiming the life of the mother, mental illness on the part of the parents, or just abandonment for no discernable reason, there are millions of orphaned children in Africa, and that just simply too many. One area in particular displays these very unfortunate statistics is Tanzania. Not only do many children in Tanzania have to make it on their…

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IHOP Incident: Race Was Constructed by Mankind

An incident that happened at one of the IHOP restaurants in the city of Auburn in Maine has sparked controversy in recent news. It is no doubt saddening to hear that the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) consumers’ favorite pancake chain may have shown discrimination against a group of people.  On Sunday, the server on duty asked that several African American youths who were about to dine at IHOP pay the check prior to receiving their orders. This may seem like a case of bigotry at first glance – as…

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Fight for the Safety of Children and Women

Each and every one of us tends to have an innate desire to preserve the innocence of children, regardless of our differences in terms of personal identity. However, there has been a longstanding debate over the exact age at which children should be able to make their own decisions. Although this remains indefinite across the world, nations have had to come to their own conclusions in the process of setting a legal age of sexual consent. The consequence of a lack thereof is apparent in recent cases. Four months ago,…

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