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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...

Kids Privacy Online Again Topic Of Debate
2012-10-04 11:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the FTC, the operator of the web sites BieberFever.com, SelenaGomez.com, RhiannaNow.com and DemiLovatoFanClub.com has been collecting a lot of personal information about the roughly 101,000 children who frequent the sites, including names, birthdays, email addresses, cell phone numbers and, in some cases, even street addresses. As a result, the FTC is also now in the process of increasing regulations concerning...

COPPA: Online Privacy And Safety Needed For Children
2012-08-02 06:17:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Internet has been attributed as “a brave new world” in the past. With this theme, government officials are working to make the web safer for families. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently stated that it would propose more stringent standards to safeguard the privacy and data of children who utilize the Internet. In particular, the government agency publicized a proposal that detailed expanding privacy...

2012-07-12 23:01:21

Relationship brings new technologically advanced solutions for mobile applications and push notification technologies to help companies comply with rapidly changing COPPA regulations. Westport, CT (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 ChildGuardOnline, an innovative technological method for verifying parental consent and Xtify, the leading provider of mobile engagement technology for mobile application publishers, announced a partnership that will offer added protection to mobile apps directed toward...

Pre-Teens May Soon Be Allowed To Join Facebook
2012-06-04 09:45:46

The under-thirteen crowd may soon be able to openly sign up for a Facebook account soon, as the social networking giant is now in the midst of developing technology that will allow the youngsters to have an account without having to lie about their age just to be connected. While Facebook bans any user under 13 years of age from joining the site, many lie to get an account, which puts the company in an awkward position regarding federal law that prohibits websites from collecting personal...


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