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Children Online Privacy Protection Act

  1. FTC: Mobile App Developers Still Failing to Protect Kids

    It informs apps developers that the FTC is launching non-public investigations into whether some "entities in the mobile app marketplace" are violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a...

  2. Facebook Wants to Welcome Kids Under Age 13 to Social Network

    COPPA is the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, which prohibits sites from knowingly disclosing children’s personally identifiable information. Citing people who have spoken with Facebook executives about the project,

  3. FTC on Mobile Apps: Will Android, Apple Please Think of the Children?

    In August 2011, W3 Innovations, LLC, doing business under the less-than-encouraging moniker Broken Thumbs, settled with the FTC on charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule by illegally...

  4. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    Meanwhile, Smith is again pushing his Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011; it has been amended, passed the required committees, and was put back on the Union Calendar December 16, 2011.

  5. Daily SearchCast, June 14, 2006: MySpace To Auction Search Traffic; Google Picasa Gets Photo Sharing; NY State Says Shame On Google Video; Is That Google Earth In My Coffee Table? & More!

    Google's Picasa getting web albums; New York State raps Google over its video content and children; Google not obeying the noindex stop sign? The warning discussed that Google Video enables children to "easily access and view videos with sexual...

  6. Bush Administration Demands Search Data; Google Says No; AOL, MSN & Yahoo Said Yes

    Protection Act. Moreover, since the data is divorced from user info, you have no idea what searches are being done by children or not. Far better would be to do some searches that you think children and teens are actually doing, such as by doing...