Topic: childrens privacy

Disney Websites May Run Afoul of Children's Privacy Laws

Privacy group raises new concerns

Disney, the world's most iconic kids brand, is under scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission for flunking the ABCs of children's online privacy laws. The Mouse House first came under review…

Lots of Angst in Complying With New Children's Online Privacy Regs

Smaller websites and apps seek to avoid regs altogether

Eric Goldman, a professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law and director of the school's High Tech Law Institute, had some pointed advice for websites and apps…

FTC Issues FAQ Guidance on Updated Children's Privacy Rules

Kids websites and apps have 10 weeks to implement changes

Four months after the Federal Trade Commission passed sweeping updates to the children's online privacy law, the agency released a key document that websites and mobile apps directed to children…

Privacy Groups to FTC: Don't Delay Coppa [Updated]

Orgs accuse IAB, Apps Alliance of stalling implementation

The Federal Trade Commission is getting quite an earful over the pending July 1 implementation date for the updates to the children's online privacy laws. On Monday, a request for…

Path Settles Privacy Charges With FTC

Agency also releases staff report recommending mobile privacy guidelines

Path, a social networking app, agreed to settle privacy charges with the Federal Trade Commission that it collected personal information from users' mobile address books without their knowledge or consent.…

FTC Restricts Behavioral Targeting of Kids

New rules go into effect next July

Flanked by the leading privacy hawks in Congress, Federal Trade Commission chairman Jon Leibowitz Wednesday unveiled tighter rules to strengthen kids online and mobile privacy. The new rules amend the Children’s…