Software industry braces for new phone apps rules - Article Photos 1/3

Dan Russell-Pinson is shown in his office at his home in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Russell-Pinson, like many apps developers, is concerned that soon-to-be-issued federal rules intended to strengthen online privacy protection for children will cost him money and curb innovation in an industry that thrives on it. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)