Tag Archives: Children’s Privacy

New COPPA Ad Networks Guidance Issued by the FTC

As we previously reported, the revised COPPA Rule went into effect July 1, 2013. Prior to this, the FTC issued guidance, including a detailed FAQ on how to comply with the Rule. Now the FTC intends to make additional revisions to their FAQs focusing on the obligation of ad networks. Read more on our sister … Continue Reading

New FAQs Issued by the FTC for COPPA Compliance

This post was also written by Caroline Klocko. Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued Frequently Asked Questions for complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FAQs are intended as a supplement to the already issued compliance materials. As we previously reported, the revised COPPA Rule is set to go into … Continue Reading

EU and U.S. sign joint declaration to make Internet safer for children

EU Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe, and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, have signed a joint Declaration to “work collectively and in partnership to reduce the risks and maximise the benefits of the Internet for children.” The declaration demonstrates a mutual recognition by the United States and … Continue Reading

Right on Time: FTC Announces COPPA Update

This post was also written by Frederick Lah. Earlier today, FTC Chairman Leibowitz announced the agency’s update to the COPPA rule at a press conference alongside Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), and Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Tex.). The changes to COPPA were two years in the making and were the result of … Continue Reading