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Latest Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Stories

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...

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...

Kids Apps Target Of FTC Probe
2012-12-10 15:24:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In early October, the operator of websites for stars like Justin Beiber, Selena Gomez and Rhianna was ordered to pay a $1 million civil penalty for violating the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA. The operator, Artist Arena, was found to be violating kids' Internet privacy collecting information about the children who visited these sites, including their names, birthdays, cell phone numbers and street...

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...


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