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Tag Archives: Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

FTC Proposes Revisions for COPPA

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed revisions that will bring the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in line with 21st century technology, largely targeting social networks and online advertisers. By Alice Cheng Based on comments solicited last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has posted proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).…
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Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

Websites that collect information from children under the age of thirteen are required to comply with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is generally responsible for ensuring compliance with COPPA. By Alice Cheng Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a staff report on the growing market for mobile apps…
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New Jersey Sues App Developer for COPPA violation

Company allegedly collected information from toddlers and children in kindergarten through 2nd grade, including first and last names,  a picture and other information. By Alice Cheng New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against Los Angeles-based mobile app developer, 24×7 digital, for allegedly violating the…
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