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Yelp Announces Settlement With FTC Over Child Privacy Rights

Yelp Announces Settlement With FTC Over Child Privacy Rights Violations

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online San Francisco-based online customer rating and review website Yelp has agreed to pay the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the sum of $450,000 for illegally collecting the personal...

Latest Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Stories

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2014-08-20 06:18:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google is reportedly developing a kid-friendly version of its video-streaming website YouTube, and is also said to be considering allowing youngsters under the age of 13 to sign up for special Gmail accounts, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. According to European Technology Correspondent Murad Ahmed, the new version of YouTube will allow parents to have control over how their children use the service. Officially, Google...

2014-07-15 08:37:03

Technologically-advanced service provides online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age with an easy and reliable solution for complying with COPPA regulations. WESTPORT, Conn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, announced today that it has been granted patent number 8,782,264 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering technology in the company's...

2014-06-19 23:11:24

Technology innovator has teamed with an Established Leader in Online Data Privacy Management to promote the protection of children’s online privacy by streamlining compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 AssertID, Inc. (AssertID), a software technology innovator specializing in web-based privacy and identity-verification solutions, has teamed with TRUSTe, a leading Data Privacy Management company and FTC approved...

2014-06-19 08:25:33

TRUSTe expands COPPA compliance solutions to include website monitoring and new verifiable parental consent (VPC) service from AssertID SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new study reveals the high levels of tracking on top websites visited by children, TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company announced it is offering new services to help companies meet the privacy needs of the post-Millennial generation of kids and ensure compliance with the Children's...

2014-04-22 08:29:03

Mobile ad networks and other API service providers can now use AgeCheq to automate the creation of privacy disclosure statements YORK, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.AgeCheq.com), the company helping mobile app and game publishers to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), today opened its cloud-based compliance service to mobile ad networks and other API providers that are subject to the revised COPPA law. By creating a free account at...

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...

2014-01-29 08:26:34

NEW YORK and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy Vaults Online Inc., known as PRIVO, has assembled a team of leading technology and identity companies and government agencies, including Verizon Enterprise Solutions, to enable a pilot program aimed at safeguarding the online activities and personal information of children. The program will be funded by a two-year federal grant valued up to $3.2 million. Under the pilot, PRIVO will establish the Minors Trust Framework,...

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...

2013-10-21 23:19:05

Compliant with Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) To Give Parents Peace of Mind; Value Priced Device Loaded with Children’s Content Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 iDeaUSA, the consumer electronics manufacturer, has launched the iDeaPLAY – a tablet especially built for kids to enjoy and designed to give parents peace of mind. The fully-featured Android device is compliant with Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), ensuring children (ages 4...

Stricter COPPA Rules Now In Effect
2013-07-02 06:06:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Strict updates to the Federal Trade Commission's 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) went into effect on Monday, offering new privacy protections for children under the age of 13 while giving parents better control over the personal information collected from their children. The new rules, announced last year by the FTC, expand the definition of "personal information" to include geolocation data, photos, videos...


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