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2014-02-11 04:23:00

Angel investors give initial financing to company that helps game developers comply with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and gives parents control over children's online privacy YORK, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) today announced the closing of its $1 million Series A investment round. The round was funded by angel investors from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. in less than six weeks. AgeCheq was founded in 2013 to...

2014-01-09 16:23:08

Online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age now have access to a new and better technology for verifying parental consent and complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium®, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, is pleased to announce that ChildGuardOnline has received approval from the FTC for its knowledge-based authentication method...

2013-06-12 23:25:03

Technologically advanced service provides online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age with an easy and reliable solution for verifying parental consent. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Imperium, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, announced that its service, ChildGuardOnline, can assist websites and mobile apps with compliance of the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA was implemented in 1998...

2013-06-12 08:32:54

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iVeriFly, Inc., a California-based Internet technology company today announced another application for its groundbreaking identity verification system: it blocks children from accessing websites without parental consent. Children's website operators and other sites that may gather data from children under 13 are required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires them to obtain verifiable parental...

2013-05-24 23:14:10

DMCA regulations allow criminal and civil liabilities when a person "jailbreaks" a digital device such as cell phones, tablets and other portable devices. VPNReviewz has joined UsenetReviewz and the EFF in support of new legislation that will allow unlocking these devices. South America (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 VPNReviewz CEO, Michael Maxstead, announced today that his website would be joining the Electronics Frontier Foundation, (EFF,) UsenetReviewz, and many others in an effort to get newly...

2013-05-16 23:31:43

Parents have refocused their attention on the safety of their young children after the FTC recently issued answers to frequently asked questions about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To help parents maintain control over what information is collected from children under the age of 13 and up, KidsEmail offers a safe email service for kids. Arbon, Idaho (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Pew Research Center´s Internet & American Life Project found in 2012 that 81% of...

2013-04-12 16:23:00

Webinar to Offer Critical Guidance on the First Substantial Updates to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ARLINGTON, Va., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA will host a 90-minute webinar April 16 on the first substantial updates to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.Titled Get Ready to Comply with the FTC's Updated Children's Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Rule, the webinar is designed to prepare in-house counsel, website...

Data Privacy For Children
2012-12-19 21:20:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No one is happy when their privacy is compromised, but children have very little understanding of the dangers that can be associated with it. This week, the FTC is looking at ways to ensure new rules can keep up with ever-changing technology. This week the Federal Trade Commission adopted final amendments to the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Rule which will strengthen child privacy protections while also giving...

2012-12-19 12:27:23

Rule Being Modified to Keep Up with Changing Technology WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission adopted final amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule that strengthen kids' privacy protections and give parents greater control over the personal information that websites and online services may collect from children under 13. The FTC initiated a review in 2010 to ensure that the COPPA Rule keeps up with evolving technology...

Online Privacy For Kids Should Be Better Protected
2012-12-07 06:08:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An overwhelming majority of Americans support regulations requiring websites to gain parental consent before collecting personal information from children under the age of 13, according to a new survey by the non-profit groups Center for Digital Democracy and Common Sense Media. The survey, released on Thursday, comes ahead of a vote by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on whether to strengthen enforcement of the Children's...