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Topic: COPPA

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…

FTC’s Ad Regulator Plans to Focus Heavily on Native and Mobile

Jessica Rich also discusses privacy concerns

Specs Who Jessica Rich Age 51 New gig Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer protection bureau Old gig Associate director of financial practices division You are advertising’s top cop. What’s it like to be the…

Marvel, Hello Kitty May Have Run Afoul Children's Privacy Laws

Complaints filed with FTC are first since rules were updated

Marvel and Sanrio, two of the biggest brands in the kids online marketing space, may be in violation of online children's privacy laws. According to a watchdog group, Disney's MarvelKids.com…

Markey, Barton Bring Back Do Not Track Kids Bill

It would extend digital privacy protections to teens 13-15

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) aren't giving up on passing legislation to extend online and mobile privacy protections to teens 13 to 15. On Thursday, the…

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…

Nickelodeon Partners With Frozen Vegetable Brand Birds Eye

'Play with your food'

Birds Eye wants to rally kids into eating veggies this summer, so it’s serving up a main course of Nickelodeon with a helping of gamification. The frozen foods maker today will…

Video Game Group Unveils Mobile Privacy Certification Plan

ESRB revamps program to comply with new children's laws

Just in time for the updates of the Children's Online Privacy Protection (Coppa) law to go into effect, the group that manages privacy self-regulation for the video game industry has…

Privacy Groups Mobilize to Monitor Kids Sites and Apps

Stricter online and mobile laws go into effect July 1

Stricter children's online privacy rules go into effect July 1, and privacy groups are getting ready to make sure websites and mobile apps targeting kids under 12 toe those newly…

FTC Won't Delay Implementing Updated Children's Privacy Rules

Six months to come into compliance with Coppa is 'adequate'

Websites and mobile apps directed to kids under 13 won't get any extra wiggle room to come into compliance with new digital privacy regulations. The Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously…

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…

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